It’s hard to deny the enduring allure of these two
classic subjects. Here, some of our favorite contemporary
talents—as well as a few modern masters like O’Keeffe
and Warhol—offer their beautifully varied takes.
19th-century hand-painted large Swedish bonad fragment with nine
figures. The left side shows figures dining at a table with bread and a goblet. The right side has figures, horses and flowers. A bonad usually depicts colorful folk art scenes or ...
A wonderful illustration by Matisse, created to tell
the story of a lovesick Portuguese nun who wrote letters to a French marquis. Matisse drew nearly a hundred illustrations of flowers and fruit to accompany this tale. "Lettres d'une religieuse portugaise" ...