Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Drawings and Prints

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1520?-1569), the great Flemish painter, was enormously popular during his lifetime due not so much to his paintings as to the wide dissemination of engravings based on his drawings. Through reproductions, Breugel's works have broad  ...

Ansel Adams at 100 Review

If there is one photographer known widely to the general public it is Ansel Adams (1902-1984), whose photographs of the western United States landscape, particularly those of the magnificent Yosemite Valley, have been etched into the consciousness of several  ...

Photo San Francisco 2001

There's a special exhilaration to attending exhibits at Fort Mason's Herbst Pavillion, a large pier from which troops embarked on their way to the Pacific in World War II. Withs views of San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge  ...

Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century

Celebrating Moore: Works from the Collection of the Henry Moore Foundation (1998), David Mitchinson, editor Art must be seen in the flesh, as it were. The best digital photos online don't give the viewer a clue  ...

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza – Madrid

Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza was one of the heirs to the great Thyssen steel fortune and is a canny capitalist in his own right. (The Thyssen company was merged into the Krupp industrial empire in 1999.) The Baron is  ...