Edgar Degas

From anti-semites to abusers, this list is full of truly disheartening facts about artists who made some of the most beautiful work. There has long been an association between caustic temperaments…
In many cultures, green is the color of rebirth and prosperity, a harbinger of life and spring. However, placed within the context of the nineteenth century, green begins to represent the dualities…
Today, Netflix globally releases This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist, a four-part series that delves into the unsolved robbery of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the…
Though a contemporary of the great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters, Paul Cézanne had his own distinctive style and interests
Sarah Herring, Associate Curator for Post 1800 Paintings, discusses paintings showing beach views, including those by Degas, Monet and Constable.
If the quarantine blues are still getting you down, access to art is a surefire cure. These four exhibitions you can explore from home bring an infusion of color that is sure to brighten your outlook.
Most people think of oil paintings when they think of Impressionism, but almost half of the works in the eight Impressionist exhibitions held in Paris between 1874 and 1886 were prints and drawings,…

BOSTON—The fragility of powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests mean pastels can rarely be exhibited—typically for only a few months per decade. …