Fisherman with Net by Frédéric Bazille, oil on canvas, 1868. Initially a medical student, he finally pursued his love for painting working with some of the great French
Initially a medical student, he finally pursued his love for painting working with some of the great French Impressionists. Sadly, he was killed in the Franco-Prussian war at the young age of 31 having only painted for a few years.
‘Walking’ by Charles Alston painted in 1958 captures the weight of the civil rights movement, and the women in it, “of not going back, no hesitation.” This painting is on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Still Life and America was the first lecture in the inaugural John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art held at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. this October. Mark D. Mitchell, Holcombe, the T. Green Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at Yale University Art Gallery based his 30 …