When Renoir first visited Venice in 1881, he was drawn to the façade of the Doge’s Palace, known to be a popular view among artists. He joked that “there were at least six of us queuing up to paint it.”
Find these artworks when you at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice.
The Bellini family and their peers pioneered a typically Venetian style of painting that was characterised by deep, rich colours, an emphasis on patterns and surfaces, and a strong interest in the effects of light.
Artstein has complied a list of self-portrait artists who use different methods to express, explore and question ideas on identity and individualism.
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