Resources tagged portraits

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An examination of Sargent's painterly portrait of a worldly, fashionable performer.
An exploration of the lively brushwork and color in van Gogh's intense self-portrait.
An exploration of the artist's use of color to express ideas and feelings in his painting of his bedroom in the Yellow House in Arles.
A look at Whistler's portraits, with their connection to musical compositions and their influence of Spanish master Diego Velazquez.
Examine Jan Steen's The Family Concert and make a family portrait of your own that illustrates a...
Family Activity: Family Portrait
See how portraits, like this daguerrotype of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, capture a person's appearance and...
Family Activity: Frame Your Portrait
Discover how 18th-century painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds used symbols from ancient Greece and Rome to enhance portraits of contemporary people. Includes discussion questions and an art-making...
Family Activity: Make a Mighty Portrait
Cecilia Edefalk (b. Sweden, 1954) is a painter of deeply concentrated, expressively oblique images. The artist exhibits comparatively few paintings; they always center on a single motif and are...
focus: Cecilia Edefalk, "Double White Venus"
Maureen Gallace (b. 1960) creates discreet, deceptively simple compositions depicting the vernacular architecture and landscape of rural New England as well as the occasional portrait of a close...
focus: Maureen Gallace
An introduction to the young artist's direct self-portrait and to his ambiguous relationship to the viewer.

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