Narrate

Narrate examines famous works of art through an imaginative lens, letting go of formal art history. Instead, it seeks to bring works of art alive—to bring them down to an intimate, human level.

Dorothea Lange, End of an Era: Funeral Cortege in a Small Valley Town, California, 1938

End of an Era


Dormition Cathedral, Vladimir, 12th Century

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Anne Brigman, The Breeze, 1910

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Giuseppe Pellizza, Il Sole, 1904

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Gravestone from the Taifa Kingdom, Almería, Spain, 1044

Gravestone


Pyotr Konchalovsky, First Snow. Blue Dacha, 1938

First Snow Blue Dacha


Pieter Breugel the Elder, Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap, 1565

Breughel, Winter Landscape


Isaak Brodsky, Fallen Leaves, 1929

Brodsky


Otto Marseus van Schrieck, A Forest Floor Still Life, 1666

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Rebecca Davis, Honeycomb Quilt, 1846

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A. E. Staley Pump House, 1919, Decatur, Illinois


Agnes Martin, Flower in the Wind, 1963

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Winged Victory of Samothrace, 220–185 BCE


Edward Hopper, Gas, 1940

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Chi Rho Iota page, Book of Kells, 800

Chi Rho Page


Vasily Perov, The Last Tavern at the City Gates, 1868

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