Why are there so few images of Louis XIV’s death?Read More
Author: Louis Marchesano
I’m curator of prints and drawings at the Getty Research Institute.
“The Everlasting Cycle of Becoming and Fading”: Thomas W. Gaehtgens on Philipp Otto Runge’s “Times of Day”
“Runge’s prints represent far more than merely the times of day. The cycle of the day represents in fact the cycle of life.”Read More
This remarkable four-print series depicts the coming and departing of light, which points to the cycles of life from conception to death.Read More