Emil Hoppé: Photographs from the Ballets Russes

The names of two men — both sons of considerable wealth, born in the 1870s, and both culturally- and creatively-inclined — were widely recognized in the early years of the 20th century. Their celebrity was well-deserved at the time — and deserves to live on. Sergei Diaghilev (1872 – 1929) was a Russian art critic, […]

St. Paul the Hermit Has Arrived at Notre Dame University

A quick study: Who was Jusepe de Ribera? Who was St. Paul the First Hermit? And why did the artist paint the saint? The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, has recently received an exciting long-term loan — from the Cummins Family Collection — of the painting St. Paul […]

Manet and Modern Beauty: The Artist’s Last Years

Best known today for large-scale paintings that were provocative in the early 1860s, Manet shifted his focus and produced a different, though no less radical, body of work In the late 1870s and early 1880s. A major exhibitin at the Getty looks at these later years. […]

Announcing the New and Improved ArtGeek.art

Now it’s easier than ever to discover art museums, botanical and sculpture gardens, historic houses, and artists’ studios in any city or state in the US! The ArtGeek database includes almost 1300 listings, and we’re adding more every day! […]

Discovering Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

A world-class museum in an unexpected place presents the history of American Art in the Heart of America. Wander waterside pavillions in a wooded Ozark ravine at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American art — Early, Modern and Contemporary. […]