modern art

This short video gives an overview of Jean-François Millet's life. The Realist master is remembered for his powerful depictions of rural French life.

When the short, dark days of winter send most of us under the covers nursing a hot chocolate or anything with a shot of rum, artists, driven by tenacity and curiosity continue to explore…

Actor and comedian Steve Martin looks at paintings by two early pioneers of American abstraction and takes us on a journey of seeing—shape and color transform into mountains, sky, and water.

During the 1960s and 1970s, many artists working with abstraction rid their styles of compositional, chromatic, and virtuosic flourishes. As some turned toward such minimal approaches, a singular…
'Nameless and Friendless' was painted in 1857 by Emily Mary Osborn. It captures a single woman trying, and failing, to earn a living as an artist in Victorian England.
John and Susan Horseman have given the Saint Louis Art Museum a major gift of 20th-century American art. The gift includes excellent examples of American surrealism, American Scene, and modernist…
Luces y Sombras means Lights and Shadows, a fitting title for an extraordinary show of 45 black and white photographs of 20th century Mexico.
In 1983 Courtney Sale Ross made a compelling documentary about her artist neighbour, Willem de Kooning: 'Strokes of Genius: de Kooning on de Kooning'.