An American has slipped his way into exclusive British company—the exhibition Luminous Paper: British Watercolors and Drawings, opening July 19. Owned for years by Thomas Jefferson, admirer of all things classical, this pen-and-ink by Pennsylvania-born artist Benjamin West depicts a… 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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