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Geese 2: The Goose Girl
In the first of this pair of articles looking at geese in painting, I concentrated on the birds themselves. Here I look at a motif which, for a couple of decades, became popular in paintings: the Goose Girl. Geese are sufficiently aggressive to function as both intruder alarms and... Read more
Among the Hutsul: the oils and pastels of Teodor Axentowicz
Seen from Western Europe, the Vienna Secession may seem distant and of little importance, except in its indirect influence on Art Nouveau through Alphonse Mucha. That is a very parochial view, and ignores altogether the rich art histories of central and eastern European countries, including Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary,... Read more