painting

The femme fragile was the product of its time: in the Victorian era, feminine weakness conveyed Godliness and mental purity.
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…
Painted in 1996, David Hockney's "30 Sunflowers" is a bold and luscious still life of contemporary times. In this episode of Sotheby's Expert Voices, discover how Hockney was inspired to paint "30…
Contemporary Art is coming alive all over Spain, but at the center of it all is Madrid.
A look at paintings that depict interiors and people at home, presented by Francesca Whitlum-Cooper, the Myojin-Nadar Associate Curator of Paintings, 1600–1800, at the National Gallery, London.
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…