Still . . . Life

If you're an admirer of Paul Cezanne's still life paintings, you will be most interested in a showing of his work in Philadelphia.

Art Copies Life

A German artist has found a unique way to bring Van Gogh to life . . . at least a part of him.

By the Beautiful Sea

Who painted la mer as distinctively as any artist in history?  Turner, that's who.

Gordon Willis, R.I.P.

I'm late getting to this, but I wanted to give a genius his just due.  The life and work of the great cinematographer Gordon Willis.

Money, Money, Money, Money

The O'Jays sang the refrain . . . and it was all about the dollar signs earlier this month when Christie's set a one-night record of sales totaling a staggering $745 million. 

Where Are All the Women?

Amanda Vickery goes in search of masterworks not created by the usual -- male -- suspects.

American Art -- What Is It?

Refreshing excerpts from ARTnews coverage in years past.


You may love it or loathe it, but it's hard to deny the impact of Jacques-Louis David's singular work.

The Masterpiece in the Shrubbery

A strange tale but true.  Fascinating.

Art Without Sex? Impossible!

Just what role does sex play in the lives of the artists, in their work and in how we approach it?  A provocative piece from The Guardian's Jonathan Jones.