Your search for "James Gardner" returned 28 entries.


Posted 05/08/13

The last dynasty

At some point during the 1800s, when nobody was looking, an institution passed away that for centuries had been a fixture of the visual arts: the artis­tic dynasty, the family of painters who, across several generations, maintained a consistent aesthetic profile.


Posted 03/27/13

Rediscovering an art star

Although Anders Zorn has been largely forgotten by the general public, at the turn of the last century he was one of the most famous artists in the world.


Posted 03/04/13

Monumental confidence: restored Roosevelt murals

A look inside at the newly reopened  Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda. 


Posted 11/13/12

The opulent vision of Paolo Veronese

An exhibition of the sixteenth-century master at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida, reveals an artist uniquely committed to art, wealth, and aristocracy.


Posted 09/04/12

Mastering the old masters: Paul Cadmus

Cadmus does not fit easily into the conventional rubrics of modern art, since he was part vanguardist and part traditionalist.


Posted 07/12/12

City Barnes

In any event, the new Barnes precisely preserves the idiosyncratic installation of what has justifiably been called the world's greatest private collection of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modern art, as well as the ethnographic works, antiquities, and decorative arts that Albert Barnes amassed.  


Posted 05/09/12

Genius is always above its age

A traveling retrospective of George Bellows offers a fresh perspective on an artist whose work transcended time, place, and the accomplishments of his contemporaries.


Posted 03/12/12

Early Color

Although he was inspired by his contemporaries Alfred Steiglitz and Edward Steichen to move photoraphy into the realm of art, Heinrich Kuhn did so in images that joyously exploit the use of color


Posted 07/01/10

Alice Neel and Carlos Enriques: Starting out in the twenties

The brief marriage and long careers of Alice Neel and Carlos Enríquez illustrate the complex forces at work in the forging of an individual style


Posted 07/01/10

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein

An exhibition of sculpture, ceramics, painting, photography, and architecture by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein at the American Folk Art Museum is the occasion to consider one of our most compelling and unexpected artists

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