The French painter felt he had to rise to the challenge of one question above all things else: What exactly is it to be a modern artist?
The painting, discovered by a Cincinnati Art Museum conservator, might be one of the Post-Impressionist painter’s first self-portraits.
The Ohio museum is planning to auction off three paintings by Cézanne, Renoir, and Matisse with the goal of “broadening the narrative of art history.”
For Cézanne, stone represented structure incarnate.
A look at three paintings from the cusp of the 20th century that make a powerful argument for beauty.
Renoir: The Body, The Senses makes some attempts, vain in my opinion, to present Renoir as a politically progressive artist, even a closet feminist.
The first exhibition devoted to Cubism in France since 1953 illustrates how the radical art movement shattered western pictorial conventions.
Photographer Joel Meyerowitz captured objects in Cézanne’s studio against a grey wall, considering the influence of this background on the artist’s work.
Portraits by Cézanne at the Musée d’Orsay includes 60 psychologically loaded canvases from all periods of the artist’s career.
The new film Cézanne and I focuses on the extreme temperamental differences between the two great friends, but offers few other insights.
LONDON — Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art suffers from too few of Delacroix’s works and far too much of the “modern art.”
PARIS — Georges Bataille, in The Accursed Share, said that if the Marquis de Sade had not existed, he would have had to been invented.