If the artist and writer Henry Darger had superpowers like the characters in his artworks, he might have lived to see his 125th birthday: April 12, 2017.
The homes in Mirjam Völker‘s partly apocalyptic, partly quietly hopeful images are deserted. Instead, nature is the protagonist, arising threateningly over the huts.
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Today, there is an increasingly diverse range of living artists who are receiving recognition for their late work. One such example is the nonagenarian artist Elisabeth Wild, who emigrated from Europe to Argentina in the late 1930s, where she studied painting at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes
Who made the first Western abstract painting? That was the question that Wassily Kandinsky’s widow, accompanied by a team of researchers, set out to answer in 1946.
In “The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists,” Matthew Israel, Artsy’s Curator at Large, examines 10 artworks that trace the development of contemporary art. Below are a series of excerpts from his book, out March 28th from Prestel.
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This rare enamel vessel is one of only approximately fifty known examples of Eucharistic Doves made by the Limoges workshops in the early 13th century.
Francis Cheetham (1983, op. cit.) recorded that this triptych is the only known Nottingham altarpiece illustrating the theme of Martyrdom; the other known altars depict scenes of the Passion or the Life of the Virgin.
Andrea della Robbia belonged to one of the most distinguished families of sculptors in the Renaissance. He worked alongside his renowned uncle, Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), and later led their workshop with unparalleled success.
William Drost’s enchanting Flora was painted during the artist’s brief stay in Venice during the 1650s and has hitherto remained unknown to scholars. The work should be considered one of Drost’s very best paintings, comparable to his undisputed masterpiece, the Bathsheba in the Louvre.
This sublime tondo by the Master of the Madonna del Ponterosso is an exquisite example of Renaissance painting at the turn of the 16th century. The painting is immaculately preserved with a beautiful paint surface, retaining the delicate glazes and refi ned modeling that are so often lost over time
The extraordinarily good condition of this painting allows us to admire the technique that distinguished Marieschi from other vedutisti: the wide-angled canal view enveloped in a swirl of dynamic pink and white clouds...
The Fountain of Love is one of the most distinguished creations of Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s mature career. Executed circa 1785 as part of a series of four allegorical portrayals of love, this exquisite image has enchanted audiences for centuries with its display of delicacy and dynamism.
This newly discovered painting is a bodegón representing kitchen utensils and other makings of a meal. But as a picture devoid of any human figure, it is unique among all the known paintings of this type by Velázquez.
In this painting, the glow of a single flame illuminates the various rich fabrics and delicate features of a young woman set against a dark background.
Orazio Gentileschi is rightly praised for his lyrical and gentle interpretation of the caravaggesque idiom, as well as his meticulous depiction of the sheen and texture of fabrics, which he approached with the sensitivity of a still-life painter.
We’re already looking forward to the first 2017 group show at Team Gallery on the Lower East Side, “The Love Object,” organized by Tom Brewer and featuring a lively mix of artists, including Zoe Barcza, Allison Branham, Brice Dellsperger, Jenny Holzer, Laura Hunt, Christian Jankowski, Hanna Liden...