As the Dutch East India Company established its empire around the globe, painters of the Dutch Golden Age examined the interiors—intimate spaces in the home, and of the human heart and mind. Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. October 22, […]
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Reflections of the Classical and Renaissance Ideas – From Bosch’s Brabant to Fragonard’s Paris
By Bonnie James Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures October 8 – December 3, 2017 West Building, Main Floor Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam October 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 West Building, East Outer Tier Two new exhibitions opened on Sunday, Oct. […]
The Genius of the Della Robbia: Clay from the Arno Transformed by the of Art of Man
The Genius of the Della Robbia Clay from the Arno Transformed by the of Art of Man Genesis 2:7: And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Della Robbia: Sculpting with […]
Post-election: Beauty will Prevail!
Here’s a proposal: Instead of stressing, despairing, obsessing over the unthinkable election taking place today, do something good for yourself. If poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world (Shelley), then painters are the unacknowledged shapers of how we view the world. The National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.) has […]