Rembrandt

Looking with Rembrandt

Monday, October 20, 2014
by Peter Ingle
Looking with Rembrandt

THE ETCHINGS OF REMBRANDT—far less known than his resplendent oil paintings—comprise some of his finest work. Despite their comparatively diminutive size, they offer the viewer unending wonder and delight. Like drawings, etchings are often an indicator of artistic talent because they rely on—and hence reveal—the fundamentals of good draughtsmanship. At their best, they demonstrate... Read »

The Genius of Rembrandt in Raleigh

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
by Peter Ingle
The Genius of Rembrandt in Raleigh

THE GOOD NEWS is that it is the largest collection of Rembrandt paintings ever presented in an American exhibition. The unfortunate part is that they are on display for only another 3 weeks (through January 22) at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh. Featured are 27 autograph paintings, plus another 23... Read »

ARTISTS will always be born, but whether there will also be art depends to no small extent on ourselves, their public. By our indifference or our interest, by our prejudice or our understanding, we may yet decide the issue.
~ E. H. Gombrich


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