More Benjamin Blyth portraits in oils
An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art charts the influence of critic and collector Félix Fénéon through the work of the early modern artists he championed
Sargent’s portraits in charcoal at the Morgan
“Ask me to paint your gates, your fences, your barns, which I should gladly do, but not the human face,” wrote the great portraitist John Singer Sargent in 1907.
Fortuny and Friends at the Meadows
Though his fashion and textile designer son of the same name has more cachet today, the Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny was one of the most acclaimed and influential painters of the nineteenth century.
A Fresh Look at a Few Old Pastels
Henrietta Johnston’s portraits of Colonel John Moore and his wife, Frances Lambert Moore
Traces of art at the National Portrait Gallery
Touted as the first exhibition of its kind, Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now features historical silhouettes alongside analogous work by contemporary artists.
Spanish American Riches in Brooklyn
Folding screen with the Siege of Belgrade (front), Mexican, c. 1697–1701. Oil on wood, inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Brooklyn Museum, gift of Lilla Brown in memory of her husband, John W. Brown, by exchange. Objects in gold and silver, inlaid and gilded furniture, sumptuous fabrics, Asian porcelains, dazzling portraits-the Spanish colonial elite had it all, and flaunted it proudly within the …
The Faces of Madison, Georgia
A portrait exhibition at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center