Thursday, January 24, 2013
If you follow this blog, you know I sometimes teach a "Limited Color Portrait" painting class based on the palette of Anders Zorn- white, black, cad red, and yellow ocher. Well, now the master's work is coming to Boston. The Isabella Stewart Gardner museum will be hosting a show of his paintings Feb. 28- May 13, 2013. Here's a bit from their website:
Anders Zorn: A European Artist Seduces America will investigate how Zorn became an international artist who set the groundwork for modern art, reveal his rapidly developing style from 1890 to the early 1900s, and his variety of subjects. The exhibition will be organized in five different segments, including “Zorn and Gardner,” “Society Portraits,” “In the City,” “Country Life,” and “Artist’s Studios.” Twenty-four paintings are featured together with twenty-two drawings, photographs, letters, and gifts that Anders Zorn gave Isabella Gardner in 1894.