Who cancelled Berthe Morisot?
Berthe Morisot’s brushwork was audacious, even for a French Impressionist, and yet contemporary critics reviewed her work favorably. Today she is the least-known member of this beloved group of avant-garde painters. The lady (almost) vanished. Where did she go?
George Bellows: Last stop, 59th Street
The scale of the lone tenement building under the new Queensboro Bridge seems odd. Is it real? Or is it a ghost, urging us to remember all the homes that were bulldozed in the name of urban expansion and the meaningful interactions that once took place inside them?
Pissarro’s unforgettable conversation
When the Prussian Army marched on Paris in 1870, Camille Pissarro started packing up his family’s belongings and shuttering their house in Louveciennes, a small town near the capital. He could hear the rumble of artillery in the distance. It would be safer to move away than to stay.