The mirror has been an intriguing theme for artists throughout the centuries: from the joyful Girl at a Mirror below by Dutch Golden Age painter Paulus Moreelse (1571-1638) to the rather provocative Woman with a Powder Compact by Swiss born Felix Vallotton (1865-1925), whose career spanned the late 1800s into the early 1900s.
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Leo Putz (1869-1940) was originally from the South Tyrol in the Alps of Italy, although he spent most of his career in Germany. He worked in a number of styles, from Impressionism to Expressionism. In his later years, he was forced to return to his home country because of his opposition to the Nazis.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A HIGH RENIASSANCE NARCISSUS A DA VINCI CONNECTION? They can romanticize us so, mirrors, and that is their secret: what a subtle torture it would be to destroy all the mirrors in the world; where then could we look for […]
Please click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS OF ART Today’s virtual exhibition explores the theme of the mirror in art, taking us on a journey into this parallel sphere with painters as well as authors as […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS OF ART MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM COMING TOMORROW The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Experience your life through the mirror of art with Through an Artist’s Eyes: […]