As a new exhibition makes clear, these friendsand rivalsspurred each other to change the course of 20th-century art
February 2003 | By Paul Trachtman
No artist devoted himself more passionately to a single subject than George Catlin. An exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. asks: Did his work exploit or advance the American Indian?
December 2002 | By Bruce Watson
The Mexican artist's myriad faces, stranger-than-fiction biography and powerful paintings come to vivid life in a new film
November 2002 | By Phyllis Tuchman
Artist Peter Waddell's scrupulously researched paintings of the U.S. Capitol bring history to life
October 2002 | By Deidre Stein Greben
After being eclipsed for centuries by her father, Orazio, Artemisia Gentileschi, the boldest female painter of her time, gets her due
May 2002 | By Mary O'Neill
Armed with easel, palette and pencil, George Catlin went west in the 1830s to paint the real "Wild West"
May 2000 | By Edwards Park
Turn-of-the-century artist Abbott Thayer created images of timeless beauty and a radical theory of concealing coloration
April 1999 | By Richard Meryman