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Monet, Manet and Magritte; Renoir, Rubens, Rossetti and Rodin; Degas, Delacroix and Van Dyck – as well as Botticelli, Poussin, Turner, Gainsborough, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Bellows, and Auerbach… You can see key works by all these- and many more- great artists in the galleries at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts for free. There’s also … Read more

ONLY LIGHT AND SHADOW

Francisco de Goya worked in a politically turbulent period of Spanish history, notoriously articulating his fears and observations through his masterful treatment of light and shadow in his prints. This display of examples from the Barber’s collection places five of Goya’s enigmatic works among those by other Spanish artists, such as Picasso and Miró, who … Read more

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Jacqueline in Profile, Turned to the Right France, 1958 Lithograph 65.5 x 50.5 cm Picasso met the young divorcée Jacqueline Rocque in 1954 and, eight years later, she became his second wife. This is one of a series of prints he made of her in the late 1950s, the majority of which depict her bust-length. … Read more

PRINT POWER

The Religious, the Social & the Body In the 20th century, a number of artists rejuvenated the centuries-old art of printmaking to respond powerfully to modern issues. Visual motifs sourced from Christianity, society and the body were used to express the pain of contemporary life and to call for drastic change. The dynamic power of … Read more