Spanish visionary Francisco Goya is considered to be the last Old Master in art history, but not without setting the pace of the Modern era. Goya began his artistic reign in the 18th century as a court painter to Spanish royals, envisioning imperial greatness in paint. As the Spanish Peninsular War erupted in 1808, Goya grew […]
Among Park West Gallery’s colorful and vast collection of landscapes, abstracts and still lifes lurks artwork that can frighten or unsettle. Do you have the courage to view them? With Halloween creeping up, dare to enter the archives and view creepy art by the most important Spanish artist of the 18th and 19th centuries, Francisco […]
The University of Michigan Museum of Art recently added to its collections a complete first edition (80 etchings) of Francisco Goya y Lucientes’s (1746–1828) famous set of prints Los Caprichos, which offers cutting social commentary on religion, prostitution, and the professional class.
Sketches by Spanish artist Francisco Goya depicting strange and unusual subjects will rejoin his other drawings at a London gallery for a 2015 exhibit. The Guardian reports that the Courtauld Gallery recently announced 22 drawings by Goya will be reunited. The sketches portray witches and old women, and were drawn toward the end of Goya’s […]
A prison scene painted by Francisco de Goya is the centerpiece of a new exhibition at the Bowes Museum which explores a landmark year in the Spanish master’s life and work.
A spectacular celebration of Spanish culture will bring some Mediterranean colour to Edinburgh this summer, as the National Gallery of Scotland unveils The Discovery of Spain: Goya to Picasso.
The skills of artists such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Francisco Goya and Albrecht Dürer, are on display in The Printmaker’s Art.
The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts presents, Fear and Folly: The Visionary Prints of Francisco Goya and Federico Castellon.
The following glossary of art terms is provided as a quick reference. For more information, please contact Customer Service. MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Acrylic The substance that binds the pigment (color) is a synthetic resin, rather than natural oils. Acrylic painting has the advantage of drying faster than oil paint. This modern technique is in widespread […]