It is perhaps no surprise that Wiley’s oeuvre is a favorite among curators seeking to inject new relevance into their collection of European masters.
Thomas Gainsborough’s Quietly Passionate Portrait
Margaret Gainsborough was a woman who knew her own worth.
New Evidence Suggests a Double-Homicide Propelled Thomas Gainsborough Toward Art
Two members of Gainsborough’s family were killed over a financial dispute when the artist was a child. Without their deaths, it’s possible that he may never have had the chance to study painting.
Thomas Gainsborough Painting Gouged at London’s National Gallery
On Saturday, a man wielding a screwdriver cut two long gashes into “The Morning Walk,” though conservators believe the damage can be easily repaired.
The Merits of Old Masters’ B-Sides, at the Frick
Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view in the East Gallery of the Frick Collection, is a gathering of ten paintings analogous to the cohort of masterpieces in the Frick’s adjacent West Gallery. Visitors are left free to consider each as representing a unique, if not significant moment in each artist’s career.