explores the dynamic engagement of art with popular culture. Drawn from major public and private collections around the world, Pop to Popism includes over 180 works by 77 artists including pivotal works by artists such as Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter and Hockney.
David Anfam explores the painting and its impact by way of the different themes it incorporates, including the imagery of action and process, the big picture, the “gothic,” the body, dance, and Romanticism, relating them to art historical precedents, Abstract Expressionism, Pollock’s psychology
The art of John Singer Sargent is sensual in its evocation of textures, atmosphere, body gestures and light. Trevor Fairbrother argues that viewing the artist as a sensualist connects otherwise conflicting elements of his oeuvre and offers a new interpretation of his life and work.