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  • As dark and mysterious as the Jan Van Eyck it alludes to, Talepasand re-appropriates not just the colors of that rich, red turban, but the invention of oil painting, a technique originally credited to Van Eyck and the Renaissance that, in point of fact, originated in the Middle East.

    Gabrielle Selz: The Outside Insider: New Work by Taravat Talepasand

  • Some titles refer to the location of the piece Van Eyck's "Ghent Altarpiece," for example or are simply descriptive, such as Alfred Sisley's "Still Life: Apples and Grapes," which he painted in 1876, four years before Claude Monet painted his own "Still Life: Apples and Grapes."

    Daniel Grant: What's In a (Painting's) Name? Quite a Lot, Actually

  • Lastly, he tells us that New Mexico was once home to the missing panel of the Ghent Altarpiece by Van Eyck, stolen from the Saint Bavo Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium on the tenth of August, 1934, known as The Last Judges.

    Empty Your Heart Of Its Mortal Dream

  • From the Mona Lisa to Boticelli and Van Eyck, take yourself on a scavenger hunt around Barcelona to find these classic paintings.

    STREET ART: The Mona Lisa Takes To Barcelona's Streets

  • Is there anything stranger than wandering through one and locking eyes with a Vermeer lady, a Van Eyck portrait, or one of Rembrandt's burghers staring out at you across the centuries?

    Tom Engelhardt: The Ponzi Scheme Presidency

  • The broad leap toward physical and emotional realism presented in these paintings gives the Limbourgs -- who come between Giotto and Van Eyck -- an essential role in the 15th-century shift from medieval symbolism and simplicity to the full-scale humanism of the Italian Renaissance.

    A Most Illuminating Show of Medieval Manuscript Pages

  • At the National Galley a major exhibition called Renaissance Faces brings together portraits from Van Eyck to Titian.

    Michael Henderson suggests

  • If you ever feel like revising your opinion, come and marvel at the Van Eyck painting in the cathedral!

    The immersion model of meaning

  • Yet out of all the details of rivalry between Guelf and Ghibelline, between French and German, between Angevin and Byzantine, there emerges an image as crystalline as a painting by Van Eyck.

    The Sicilian Vespers, by Sir Steven Runciman

  • I've seen threeof these: the Van Eyck, the da Vinci and the Masaccio.

    The works of art that matter most


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