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Rene Magritte's segmented women: Studies based on two paintings in the Menil Collection (Belgium)
Rene Magritte, Surrealist painter, represented women in segmented forms. He enclosed portions of female anatomy in frames and painted representations of broken, sculpted torsos. In this he was inspired by the example of ...
The Orpheus and Eurydice paintings of Camille Corot: Lyrical reflections of contemporary society (France)
Traditionally, commentators of Corot's late historical landscapes dismissed the subject matter of these works as irrelevant accessories added merely to increase their popularity and marketability. It is entirely possible, ...