Baroque

In moments of agitation, personal and nation-wide, what would often best calm us down are not pills or meditation - but the right works of art. Here are seven of the world's most calming works of art…
A stunning, intimate portrait by Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens is set to make waves at auction this week.
A recently botched restoration of a once beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary is proving once again why it’s best to leave some tasks to the experts.
Organizing the first retrospective for Michaelina Wautier, a forgotten 17th century Dutch woman artist, offered a unique (and exciting) set of curatorial challenges.
Curator of Later Italian, Spanish, and French 17th-century Paintings, Letizia Treves, guides you through the tumultuous life of Caravaggio. She looks at how his innovative style developed from a…
For forty years, the canvas sat unrecognized in a private collection in Lyon, France. Now the painting, a recently rediscovered work from Baroque master Artemisia Gentileschi, is coming to the…
Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including…
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino (1591– 1666), was arguably the most interesting and diverse draftsman of the Italian Baroque era, a natural virtuoso who created brilliant drawings in a…