Monthly Archives: November 2013
AN AMERICAN IN LONDON?
Any exhibition brings out a wide range of people with varying interests. At Dulwich Picture Gallery, the visitors to An American in London: Whistler and the Thames include locals from south of the river, Battersea to Bermondsey, others from foreign … Continue reading
WHISTLER’S MEN AND WOMEN
Detail of Wapping, 1860-1864, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC Of the man and women who participate in Whistler’s Thames pictures and prints, we know little, yet they are nearly always distinctive figures, characterised by sex, pose, … Continue reading
Whistler and the Thames: Personal glimpses
Price’s Candle Factory, 1876/1877, drypoint (G.166. state 3/13) National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (1943.3.8486) WHILE we were hanging the Whistler exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery, the local curators and technicians enjoyed identifying sites and situations shown in Whistler’s prints … Continue reading