Tag: Kimbell Art Museum

The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs by Georges de La Tour

The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs by Georges de La Tour

This blog post about La Tour’s The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs includes:

  • A fancy pants sucker
  • Finger pointing
  • Fraud on many levels
  • Mastery in 17th century details

Girls on a Pier by Edvard Munch

Girls on a Pier by Edvard Munch

Learn about the symbolic expressions in Girls on a Pier including:

  • Pink and feminine youth
  • Abyss of the unknown – trees in Girls on a Pier
  • A puppy surrounded with Munchian dread

The Cardsharps by Michelangelo Caravaggio

The Cardsharps by Michelangelo Caravaggio

Caravaggio tells a compelling story in The Cardsharps painting. Our newbie in the green sleeves at front plays the leading man. He cares the most and this intensity makes us feel for him. This shows Caravaggio’s hand. He’s pulling for the kid.