Kelly Presutti is assistant professor of art history at Cornell.

Un rayon soleil(1873), Celestin Nanteuil. Musée de Beaux-Arts de Valenciennes.

The artists who have managed to see the forest for the trees

People have always been fascinated by forests but, as a show in Lille suggests, seeing them as ideal, untouched places misunderstands their true nature

25 Aug 2022