Compassion. Claustrophobia. Originality. Why El Greco inspired so many great modern artists
Great artists: A Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic on the greek painter's legacy. Doménikos Theotokópoulos, or just "El Greco" (the Greek), was a leading light of Spanish Renaissance. Writing in The Washington Post, the author of "The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals and Breakthroughs in Modern Art" Sebastian Smee, explores how he influenced modern art.
From The Washington Post