Baroque

Gaze through gilded frames and into the past, to a world inspired by biblical and mythical tales. Witness these epic stories leap forth from massive paintings, and let yourself be swept away in…

SAN FRANCISCO – In 1608, after a period of intense artistic study in Italy, Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) returned to his hometown of Antwerp. He found a city eager to renew its…

An art dealer in the Hague recently made a once in a lifetime discovery—an original work by the master of Flemish Baroque Peter Paul Rubens. The oil sketch, called The Secular Hierarchy in…

Have you heard of Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi? Find out why her popularity, and that of other artists, has risen dramatically since the 1970s.

Chart the frequency of…