modern art

Unseen since 1949 and set to appear at auction for the first time, this beautiful work is a quintessential example of Henri Matisse’s sensuous odalisques.
Paul Klee was a force to be reckoned with in modern art.
Although he made his name in the 1950s and ‘60s as an Abstract Expressionist, Philip Guston is now best remembered for the dark humor conveyed in the cartoon-like figurative paintings and drawings…
As a child, Marc Chagall would marvel at the traveling acrobatic troupes that passed through his Village. The animals, dancers and musicians of the circus seemed to conjure a distinct joy that would…
Though artists on the cutting edge claimed to revile it, academic art was pivotal in the development of modernism.
An introduction to Futurism, the dynamic movement that revolutionised Italian art at the beginning of the twentieth century. Obsessed with speed, the Futurists created art that captured the dawning…

One of the great painters at the turn of the 20th century, Paula Modersohn-Becker’s unique voice and style defy easy categorization. A contemporary of Picasso…

Abstract art is easy to dismiss, but what can we learn about art and ourselves when we take a closer look? This is a conversation between several art experts as they try to answer that question. They…