American Impressionism

Berthe Morisot @ the Barnes Foundation

Ilene Dube reviews Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist, on view at the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia through January 14, 2019. Dube notes that “… unlike many Impressionist painters who depicted women as ornamental, a part of the decoration, Morisot set her eye on working women — the cooks, the maids, the nannies and governesses who made it […]

William Merritt Chase @ the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The New Criterion

Franklin Einspruch reviews William Merritt Chase at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, on view through January 16, 2017. Einspruch observes: “There is also Hide and Seek (1888), in which a golden-haired girl (and good heavens, the paint handling on that hair is exceptional), ensconced in the lower left corner of the picture, peers from […]