Metamorphosis in Willem de Kooning’s Angels

Metamorphosis and movement are imbedded in this strange painting by Willem de Kooning. What are these things in the painting?  They move with agility like sharks swimming through the gold background. Uncomfortably constructed from human parts they seem to stretch, … Read More

Beautiful Delacroix painting overlooked

‘The Good Samaritan’, Eugène Delacroix,1852 Why was this Delacroix painting overlooked? This fabulous little painting was not included in ‘Delacroix and The Rise of Modern Art” exhibition at the National Gallery. There weren’t a large number of Delacroix paintings in … Read More