19th Century European Sculpture
  • London, England – The Burghers of Calais

    March 25, 2017

    The bronze Burghers of Calais near the Houses of Parliament, as well as being one of the 19th century’s greatest pieces of sculpture, also captures the love-hate relationship that England and France engaged in for generations. The sculpture illustrates a moment in 1347, during the Hundred Years War, when the English monarch Edward III laid […]

  • Henri Samuel, decorator to the wealthy

    November 27, 2014

    Henri Samuel, decorator to the wealthy From students protesting against the conservative policies of president Charles de Gaulle with handmade street posters, to painters and sculptors experimenting with new subject matter and materials, artists waged a creative and social revolution … Read more on Financial Times

  • Scottsdale's Museum of the West prepares to open

    November 26, 2014

    Scottsdale's Museum of the West prepares to open Montana artist Charles Fritz, will have his 100 paintings that chronicle the 19th century expedition of Lewis and Clark on display. — Artists O'Keeffe, Russell, W. Herbert Dunton, Scholder, William R. Leigh, Ed Mell, Allan Houser, Kate T. Cory, and … Read more on azcentral.com

  • Norton exhibition showcases milestones in printmaking

    November 14, 2014

    Norton exhibition showcases milestones in printmaking Goya, one of the late 18th and early 19th century's great print makers, was known for his series of etchings such as Los Caprichos and The Disasters of War. But in Spanish Entertainment, made just three years before his death, he experiments with … Read more on Palm Beach Daily […]

  • The 10 best disputed artworks

    November 4, 2014

    The 10 best disputed artworks The great frieze of figures removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the early 19th century remains the most perennially disputed of all artworks, the arguments as divided as the sculptures themselves – the goddess Iris's head is in Athens, her body … Read more on The Guardian

  • Amal Clooney in Greece for Parthenon Marbles bid

    October 19, 2014

    Amal Clooney in Greece for Parthenon Marbles bid ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A team of London lawyers met with the Greek government Tuesday to discuss potential legal action to boost Greece's long but so far futile campaign to reclaim the 5th-century B.C. Parthenon Sculptures from Britain. … They were … Read more on Arizona Daily […]

  • Between artist and mannequin

    October 13, 2014

    Between artist and mannequin The exhibition includes an exquisite doll from the mid-16th-century with jointed fingers and toes. At the show's entrance is a Paris-made, 19th-century stuffed doll, its padded exterior stripped back to reveal the craftsmanship and engineering behind … Read more on Financial Times