December 2022 Art News
Pioneering pointillist and founding Neo-Impressionist Georges Seurat (1859-1891) painted one of the most recognizable and reproduced paintings in the world: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
Portraits intend to be reflections of their subjects’ character, placing William Orpen’s self-portraits in the extraordinary position of being extensions of his identity.
If your tastes in art run toward the intricately detailed, you’ll find a lot to like in the Guggenheim’s retrospective of Nick Cave, an artist whose sculptures and reliefs are forested with trinkets, beads, figurines, and other bric-a-brac reclaimed from life’s lost and found.
The figure of Lucretia persists as equal parts myth and reality.