Sheldon A. Clarke on Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night
A MoMA security officer sees Van Gogh’s much-loved painting as a reminder never to give up on artistic vision.
Jul 23, 2021
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, security officer Sheldon A. Clarke considers leaving his sunglasses on while looking at Vincent van Gogh’s luminous Starry Night.
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Jennifer Katanic on Henri Matisse’s The Piano Lesson
Matisse’s 1916 painting captures the gray days of WWI Paris—and nods to his frenemy Pablo Picasso.
Apr 2, 2021
Chet Gold on Claude Monet’s Water Lilies
At a time when we could all use more beauty in our lives, “the Water Lilies have our back.”
Mar 12, 2021