The moon in art has changed from symbol to something real, but that hasn’t changed our will to see it.
Our critic spent 30 minutes looking — or trying to look — at “Starry Night.” It wasn’t easy.
With the museum shutting down June 15 for a four-month renovation, our critic assesses the challenges it faces.
“Si said to me that he always gets what he wants because he will not stop bidding,” David Geffen recalls. But one got away: Jackson Pollock’s “The Deep.”
Van Gogh’s comfortable, middle-class existence in London is at odds with how the public imagines the painter. But this period shaped his art, a new exhibition shows.
“Vase With Poppies” was shelved after its authenticity was questioned in 1990. It will go back on display in April at a museum in Hartford.
At least nine exhibitions on the Dutch artist are in the works at museums around the world.
A show at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam brings together works by the contemporary British painter and the 19th century Post-Impressionist he so admired.
A photo long thought to be one of two known pictures of the artist’s face is actually of his brother Theo, researchers in Amsterdam said.