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Francisco Goya

Sad Presentiments

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I think often, especially recently, of this particular etching by Francisco Goya, the frontispiece to a suite of 82 prints Los Desastres de la Guerra (Disasters of War).

War -- Art -- Peace: II

Frank Browning | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

"The Disasters of War" is an original, unprecedented exhibition. Partisans of one camp or another in each of the conflicts will likely leave the museum enraged.

You'll Never Look At Your Sock Drawer The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

What do you get when you mix Francisco de Goya's taste for horror, Nickelodeon's passion for the playfully grotesque, and the contents of an abandoned...

Happy Birthday, Goya!

Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts

Today we're wishing a Happy Birthday to our favorite eerie romantic to ever yield a paintbrush, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. The Spanish moder...

Torture and Terror in Art History and the Healing Power of Revelation Before Zero Dark Thirty

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2013-02-01-ScreenShot20130201at4.49.35PM.pngWhen considering torture and terror, the first question of relevance is, Do we require an experience of torture and terror first hand, either as a survivor or as a witness, to be credible on the subject?

Tijuana As Purgatory

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Artist Hugo Crosthwaite learned to draw from Gustave Dore's drawings of Dante. The artist was born in Tijuana, Mexico and now lives in Brooklyn, which...

Was Goya A Traitor To The Spanish Cause?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

A new painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya has been discovered underneath his portrait of Judge Don Ramón Satué at the Rijksmuseum in Amste...

BLOG WATCH> Portraits Of Forgers In "Copy Artist" On Booooooom

BOOOOOOOM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

"Copy Artist", brilliant photos by Michael Wolf. Knock-off artists in China pose next to their paintings. I'll take the Francis Bacon!...