Features: I Am Zorn!

By Michael L. Strickland Anders Leonard Zorn (1860-1920) is known as Sweden’s foremost portrait painter but decidedly he was not known for his humility. Once a fellow traveler asked Zorn, “Are you Swedish?” to … Read More

Art History: Part III Discovering Masterworks Nearby—The Booth Museum of Western Art, Cartersville, GA

Finding Masterworks Nearby On view through January 20, 2019 in the temporary exhibition gallery at the Booth Museum of Western Art: East/West Visions: Scott Christensen and Quang Ho. This exhibit highlights the works of two well-known contemporary masters. Shortly … Read More

Art History: Part II Discovering Masterworks Nearby—The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, MS

  Finding Masterworks Nearby Can you name a small fine art museum in a southern Mississippi timber town that is home to impressive collections of American Art, European Art, British Georgian Silver, Native American Basketry, and Japanese Woodblock … Read More

Art History: A Short Drive to Rembrandt’s Academy—Discovering Masterworks Nearby

By Amanda Mattison A work of art is more than an object to view; it is a record of an artist’s thoughts, emotions and intentions captured over time. Sitting before a piece of art … Read More

Art History: A Sporting Artist’s Approach to Portraiture—Sir Alfred Munnings

by Sharon Matisoff   Sir Alfred Munnings has long been regarded as one of the finest equine and sporting art painters of his time. At a time where Impressionism dominated the field, he also proved … Read More

Art History: Expansive Symbolism in the Portraiture of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

By Dr. David Ludley An expansive symbolism: the many portraits of women by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the nineteenth century Pre-Raphaelite artist, are accompanied by an unexpectedly harmonious blend of disparate cultural elements, cultural codes. … Read More

Portraits Through Time – Sept 29

Dr. David Ludley “Portraits Through Time” Tuesday, September 29, 7pm – 10pm, 2015 Professor Emeritus of Art History and English, Dr. David Ludley will present a short history of portrait and figurative painting through … Read More