THE ART OF COLOR: Mannerist Color

CONTRIBUTED BY S.W.M. I saw two works of art last week that–although painted 300 years apart–were united by an amazing DNA of color. Thomas Hart Benton’s “People of Chilmark” and Gerrit van Honthorst’s “The Concert” share the attributes of Mannerism: energetic, churning compositions that seem to thumb their nose at… read more