Degas was a founding member of the group that staged the eight 'Impressionist' exhibitions between 1874 and 1886 in Paris, yet his art is markedly different - how do we understand his relationship to Impressionism?
Want to spend some time looking at art in a place that’s just as beautiful as the paintings, sculpture and decorative arts that are on display inside? Then the Frick Collection should definitely be on your list of places to visit! Held in a gilded age mansion on Fifth Avenue, it makes for a wonderful…
A whistle-stop tour of a few of my favourite things in the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.!
Things have been really exciting on the University of Hull campus since January 3rd, as City of Culture started with welcoming the Lines of Thought travelling exhibition from the British Museum.
Where can you find a British country house, Italian chapel, Spanish monastery, French chateau, sculpture courtyard and Egyptian temple, besides thousands of art treasures, in the middle of New York City? The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, backing onto Central Park.
In the nineteenth century, Paris became the city of modernity. But art, it seemed, needed to catch up - and Baudelaire's call for artists to paint modern life is truly evident at the d'Orsay.