One sees how the keen observation and “truth to nature” that critic John Ruskin espoused was put into action by John Constable and J.M. W. Turner.
Clark Art Institute
Who knew that there were dozens of first-rate female American, Scandinavian, German, Swiss, French and Russian painters in Paris in the second half of the 19th century?
This is a relatively small but stunning selection of Picasso’s finest prints, a collection that reflects the artist’s range of inspiration.
With invention that suggests the work of Malevich and Mondrian, the composition is a play of rectangles.
At times I leave off my avid samplings of one entrancement after another in a great museum. Instead, I make a pilgrimage dedicated to a single work, such as John Singer Sargent’s intoxicating woman in white in “Fumée d’Ambre Gris” at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.