Walter Sickert: Sex, Art, and Murder

Walter Sickert is an artist who was influential in the British avant-garde art movement, and his works went on to inspire the big names in contemporary art we know today. However, Sickert also led a dark and somewhat bizarre life, causing some to think that he was Jack the Ripper. Watch to find out more….

Images in Video:

1. William-Adolphe Bouguereau, The Birth of Venus, 1879

2. Alexandre Cabanel, The Birth of Venus, 1863

3. Edouard Manet, Olympia, 1863

4. James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Nocturne in Black and Gold (The Falling Rocket), c. 1875

5. Edgar Degas, Singer with a Glove, 1878

6. Walter Sickert, What Shall We Do For The Rent?, c. 1908

7. Walter Sickert, Summer Afternoon, c. 1907-09

8. Walter Sickert, La Hollandaise, c. 1906

*Images used under fair use for educational purposes

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