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. […]
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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 […]
Rembrandt van Rijn: ‘Love Gives Birth to Art’
The life of Rembrandt, born July 15, 1606, was, to a significant degree, affected by two history-changing events. The first took place on Dec. 20, the year of his birth: Two English merchant companies, under the patronage of King James I, set sail from London, their destination, the New World, […]