Jackson Pollock

"Jackson broke the ice", said Willem de Kooning, about rival Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. The Museum of Modern Art has mounted the first United States retrospective of Pollock's work in thirty years, an almost exhaustive review of  ...

The Book of Kells and the Long Room

Trinity College is Ireland's oldest university, established by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592. Its founding might be seen as an act of British social and religious colonialism since only Protestants were admitted for nearly three centuries. Today the majority of  ...

Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn

Italian Landscape II: Europa, 1944, Tempera on board; Collection of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama. The Blount Collection Approximately 50 works, including paintings, photographs and theatrical masks have been gathered together  ...

Degas to Picasso

Degas to Picasso, Painters, Sculptors, and the Camera covers the period from 1885 to 1915 and contains 364 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and photographs. The exhibition was organized by Dorothy Kosinski, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator  ...

Magritte

Les Valeurs Personnelles (Personal Values) 1952 La Chambre d'�coute (The Listening Room) 1952 L'Empire des Lumieres Buy it at Art.com  ...

Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition

Retrospective exhibitions of the work of an artist are enormously valuable to the interested gallery-goer. You could wander the art museums and galleries of the world for years, seeing an artist's work - one piece here, a piece or  ...

Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

All photos taken for this article by the writer, geraldbecerra Ever since the Italian Renaissance, artists the world over have gone to Florence to admire its treasures and study the work of its masters. Within the walls of  ...

Francis Bacon in Dublin

John Edwards, Francis Bacon's close friend for sixteen years until Bacon's death in 1992, has donated the contents of Bacon's London studio to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art in Dublin. The acquisition of this treasure trove  ...