It’s been 27 years since art historian Linda Nochlin published her essay “The Imaginary Orient,” a critique of sexist and racist depictions of “brown and black folk” by Western artists such as Jean-Léon Gérôme. Back then, “I was put off… More»
B IS FOR BRUSHSTROKE
You might think of Monet or Van Gogh when you hear “brushstroke.” But here the artist is inspired by the expressive and quick gestures of Fragonard.
Squiggly white and yellow strokes give dimension to the sitter’s gown.
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