Wirsum returns after a six-year hiatus with a suite of candy-coated Imagist goodness.
The event aims to feature pieces submitted by the public, who are encouraged to submit new work created quickly and without refinement.
Four portraits by Rembrandt or his followers do little to help us understand the master’s approach to the genre.
Borah’s women are engaged in no physical or mental activity beyond just being themselves. There is, however, a melancholic feeling that this idyllic, arcadian state is as temporary as the materials from which these paintings were made.
Bouguereau’s paintings delivered sentiment and craftsmanship to the American entrepreneurs who bought them in the rapidly growing economy of the Gilded Age. Quite free from that feudal commitment to the sacred social order that once demanded convincing greatness and profundity from pictorial art, these self-made men only wanted to be titillated, flattered, comforted and entertained.
Campbell has a rare gift for revealing harsh truths with dark, funny, sumptuously textured pictures.
Three painters offer colorful comfort for morning, evening and night.
Alienation and nihilism are often themes of contemporary art, but unlike many artists, these two appear positively engaged and purpose driven.
By drawing awareness to the phenomena of extraction and recasting of objects in new geographic and political contexts, Mark foregrounds the growing tensions between the tightening of borders and an ever-intensifying movement of global human and material flow.
A surprise sale of a number of Asian artworks from the Art Institute of Chicago’s permanent collection raises questions.