Molti Ritratti - Júlia Peraire

MOLTI RITRATTI - JÚLIA PERAIRE

Subjects of my Molti Ritratti posts are famous, or at least well-known, people. But today's post is different. Featured is Júlia Peraire...

SOME CRUISE SHIP ART

Paintings or reproductions are commonly found in hotel rooms or similar accommodations such as cruise ship cabins. Recently I found...

 
 
 
Mark English does Bernie Fuchs

MARK ENGLISH DOES BERNIE FUCHS

Mark English (1933-2019) was an outstanding illustrator of the 1960s generation that included such greats as Bernie Fuchs and Bob Peak....

Molti Ritratti: Empress Eugénie of France

MOLTI RITRATTI: EMPRESS EUGÉNIE OF FRANCE

María Eugenia Ignacia Agustina de Palafox y Kirkpatrick, 19th Countess of Teba, 16th Marchioness of Ardales (1826-1920), known as Eugénie...

 
 
 

ROBERT VONNOH, AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST OF SORTS

Robert William Vonnoh (1858-1933) is classified as an American Impressionist in his Wikipedia entry , and I used that in the title...

Molti Ritratti: Georges Clemenceau

MOLTI RITRATTI: GEORGES CLEMENCEAU

Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (1841-1929) was French Prime Minister 1906-09 and 1917-20. As his Wikipedia entry mentions, he led a long,...

 
 
 
John Christen Johansen, Early 1900s American Portrait Artist

JOHN CHRISTEN JOHANSEN, EARLY 1900S AMERICAN PORTRAIT ARTIST

John Christen Johansen (1876-1964), brief Wikipedia entry here , was a successful American portrait artist during the early decades...

Alexey Lipatov's Dieselpunk Illustrations

ALEXEY LIPATOV'S DIESELPUNK ILLUSTRATIONS

Airship Persephone Alexey Lipatov is a Ukrainian illustrator from Dnieper. I can't be more precise or add any further information about...

 
 
 
Albert Henry Collings, British Portrait Artist

ALBERT HENRY COLLINGS, BRITISH PORTRAIT ARTIST

Albert Henry Collings (1868-1947) is yet another British portrait artist appearing in this blog. Given that I've written around 1,400...

Gustave Doré, Painter

GUSTAVE DORÉ, PAINTER

Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré (1832-1883) is best known for engraved illustrations of the Bible, Paradise Lost and other works....

 
 
 
"Form Follows Function" In Automobile Design?

"FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION" IN AUTOMOBILE DESIGN?

For more than a century a secular religion strongly held by many architects and designers is the idea that " form follows function...

Molti Ritratti: Judith

MOLTI RITRATTI: JUDITH

According to this Wikipedia entry, the Biblical book of Judith is not accepted by all Judeo-Christian faiths: her story might have...

 
 
 
Stefan Prohaczka's Dieselpunk Source Materiał

STEFAN PROHACZKA'S DIESELPUNK SOURCE MATERIAŁ

Stefan Prohaczka is highly regarded for his Dieselpunk digital art by fans of that genre. Unfortunately, I could find no biographical...

FANTASY ART AT THE NORMAN ROCKWELL

If you are interested in American illuatration and find yourself in the vicinity of western Massachusetts, a must-see site is the Norman...

 
 
 
A New Book About Artists Art Fitzpatrick and Van Kaufman

A NEW BOOK ABOUT ARTISTS ART FITZPATRICK AND VAN KAUFMAN

The Pontiac advertisement illustration above was part of a famous 1959-1972 series. The car was illustrated by Arthur M. Fitzpatrick...

Multi Ritratti: Salammbô

MULTI RITRATTI: SALAMMBÔ

Salammbô was a fictional character created by Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) for his sensational novel of the same name. She was cast...

 
 
 

PAINTINGS AT DANIEL CHESTER FRENCH'S "CHESTERWOOD"

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931), Wikipedia entry here , was probably the most noteworthy American sculptor following the death of...

More Glen Orbik Guilty Pleasures Noir Paintings

MORE GLEN ORBIK GUILTY PLEASURES NOIR PAINTINGS

I wrote about the guilty pleasures of Glen Orbik (1963-2015) noir illustrations here. He painted many more than what I presented then,...

 
 
 

SOME NORMAN ROCKWELL STUDIES

I was touring New England in June and made sure to visit the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. On display were...

Georges Rochegrosse: Not Always an Orientalist

GEORGES ROCHEGROSSE: NOT ALWAYS AN ORIENTALIST

Le Chevalier aux fleurs - 1884The painting shown above is by Georges-Antoine Rochegrosse (1858-1938) - Wikipedia entry here. It's perhaps...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

From Soap Opera to Art: Why a Moscow Museum Is Re-Enacting ‘Santa Barbara'

A new contemporary art space is probing how Russia engages with the West by reviving an unlikely 1990s TV hit. Read more ...

Elle Magazine Bans Photos of Fur Clothes to Support Animal Welfare

Elle Magazine Bans Photos of Fur Clothes to Support Animal Welfare

Fashion and lifestyle magazine Elle has become the first to ban animal fur from appearing in any of its editorial and advertising photos across its online and print... Read more ...

A Massive Composite of 150,000 Images Reveals the Swirling, Feather-Like...

A Massive Composite of 150,000 Images Reveals the Swirling, Feather-Like Details of the Sun

All images © Andrew McCarthy, shared with permission From dark spots and wispy flares to coronal loops that burst upward in brilliant arches, a giant new composite by Andrew... Read more ...

Parallel Fields of Color Align in Daniel Mullen's Precise Mathematical Paintings

Parallel Fields of Color Align in Daniel Mullen's Precise Mathematical Paintings

“Future Monuments 10.” All images © Daniel Mullen, shared with permission What are the visual impacts of converging planes of color? This question is central to Scottish artist... Read more ...

An Expansive New Book From Amanda Gorman, Celebrity Poet and Inaugural Star

Gorman's latest poetry collection, “Call Us What We Carry,” offers reverence and effervescence, gravity and impishness, and poems that are focused, pithy and playfully heretical. Read more ...

Zaha Hadid Architects Transitions to Employee Ownership

Zaha Hadid Architects Transitions to Employee Ownership

Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid Architects has announced the creation of its Employee Benefit Trust and the transition to employee ownership. Established by Zaha... Read more ...

Ordynka Building / Al Studio

Ordynka Building / Al Studio

© Dmitriy Chebanenko .Yaroslav Lukiyanchenko, Dmitriy Yakovlev architects: Al Studio Location: Moscow, Russia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Dmitriy Chebanenko .Yaroslav... Read more ...

Canon Develops a Sensor that Can Shoot Full Color Photos in the Dark

Canon Develops a Sensor that Can Shoot Full Color Photos in the Dark

Canon has developed an image sensor that is capable of capturing high-quality color photography even in the dark. The company says that it will be able to shoot clear photos... Read more ...

A Landmark Photo Archive of Black Life in New York Comes to the Met

With the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Met will acquire and conserve thousands of photographs by James Van Der Zee, the virtuoso portraitist who brought to life the optimism of... Read more ...

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