Tag: Tate London

Harmony in Gray and Green Miss Cicely Alexander – James Whistler

Harmony in Gray and Green Miss Cicely Alexander – James Whistler

What makes Whistler’s portrait Harmony in Gray and Green Miss Cicely Alexander special? Many things… including:

  • Butterflies and muted tones = bros
  • Disappearing into the woodwork
  • Whose jacket brings the green to Harmony in Gray and Green?

Black Sea by Philip Guston

Black Sea by Philip Guston

Why Black Sea by Philip Guston is an important painting:

  • The inspiration behind Black Sea by Philip Guston.
  • What’s controversial about the painting Black Sea?
  • Wait a second, this is just a badly painted boot heel…