Quite a bit of wildness hides beneath the artist’s cloak of scholarship and respectability.
Poussin and the Dance is a valiant attempt to break into Poussin’s staunchly academic oeuvre and provide a relatable point of entry, highlighting the exciting elements of revelry and movement despite impenetrable and unemotional rendering.
To represent the world is to understand it, and to understand it might, hopefully, help cope with a plague.
France’s National Library and Ministry of Culture also suffered water damage during a deluge on the night of July 9.
Paris — I’m traveling today, so there may be less posts than usual but I couldn’t resist sharing one of the games I love to play in museums. I choose a theme, topic, color or some other attribute and walk through finding it in the collection.
I resented Sarasota, Florida when I lived there because no one was young and no art seemed new … Now, I resent New York because nothing seems old … The Ringling Museum in Sarasota has since become my favorite place to escape when I visit Florida …