“If I have to be discarded, let it be in the beautiful green space of this painting.”
The Romantic Gloom of Delacroix
His lush paintings make you feel Romanticism in your guts.
Five Centuries of Play Between Word and Image
Word and Image at the Dallas Museum of Art emphasizes just how varied the art and technology of print can be.
The Importance of Being Delacroix
The last great artist who was not a modernist, Delacroix synthesized very complex visual and verbal traditions in stunning works that open the way to modernism.
A Show About Delacroix’s Influence Is Sorely Missing His Work
LONDON — Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art suffers from too few of Delacroix’s works and far too much of the “modern art.”
Woman Vandalizes Iconic Delacroix Painting at the Louvre
What is it with art vandalism these days? First there was the Picasso at the Menil Collection last summer, then the Rothko at the Tate Modern. Now a woman has defaced Delacroix’s “Liberty Leading the People” at an outpost of the Louvre. Is this some kind of weird, terrible trend?