“Gérôme forged narrative practices that would take the cinema decades to invent,” art historian Marc Gotlieb told a packed auditorium recently in a discussion of The Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme, which closes this Sunday. Really? How could a 19th-century… 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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