When I tell people that I'm an art historian, I'm often met with general confusion and awkwardness. So, what is an art historian?
My articles about Cecilia Beaux and Anna Dorothea Therbusch, two successful female portrait painters, have been recently published by Daily Art.
Understand the major ideas and components of classical Roman architecture. What was its context, and what later monuments did it influence?
Ancient or classical Greek architecture formed the basis for so much of Euro-American architecture. Learn about its main forms and ideas.
I've spent the past week looking at paintings of Parisian landmarks to write this article for Dailyartdaily. I loved armchair travelling through the City of Light.
A review of the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey. Information about the collections, the experience, and what to keep in mind if you visit.
Understand Fauvism, the early-20th century painting style. Learn about its key artists and works, underlying ideas, historical background, and how to recognize it. Plus, what does the name mean?
How to recognize and understand Cubism. Learn about the key artists, underlying ideas, and background.
An article about Sargent's portraits and thoughts on Strapless, a book about Sargent and Madame X.
The Style Is Best Known For Fruit by Paul Cezanne Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh Island life by Paul Gauguin Who, When, and What? The Post-Impressionist movement started in Paris around 1880. Almost all the key players were French or lived in France, though the ideas spread throughout Europe and eventually into North America. Post-Impressionism can be seen in painting… Continue reading A Guide to Post-Impressionist Painting