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Daily Art Moment: Private Lives

After resetting the clocks and settling in for a dark winter, I am reminded of the many scenes of lamplight in the exhibition Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, 1889–1900. Families gathered around oil lamps, candles, or the hearth in tenebrous Parisian apartments. Each artist in the exhibition brought a different mood to his lamplit images, ranging from cozy to uncanny. Tell us your favorite in the comments, then come see them for yourself.

Mary Weaver Chapin, Curator of Prints and Drawings