Vincent Van Gogh

  • Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903) Still Life with Peonies, 1884, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 × 28 3/4 in. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1995.47.10.  Courtesy of the VMFA.
    March 20, 2015   BY Alexis Cox 

    Opening Saturday, “Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower” traces the evolution of the floral still life genre from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, in the first major U.S. exhibition of it’s kind. It features 65 masterpieces from more than 30 artists including Henri Matisse, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent Van Gogh. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2013  

    In other news Monday, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded a recount of Sunday’s election for Moscow mayor. Navalny came in second to Sergei Sobyanin, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Also, a long-lost painting by Vincent van Gogh was rediscovered after being stored in an attic in Norway for six decades. Continue reading