Jane Freilicher American Figurative Painter

JANE FREILICHER AMERICAN FIGURATIVE PAINTER

Jane Freilicher (1924-2014) often quoted the Polish-French artist Balthus: ‘I am a painter about whom nothing is known.' As untrue...

SEURAT: DECEMBER 2, 1859 - MARCH 21, 1891

Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. His large work "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La...

 
 
 
Happy Belated Birthday Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa, happy post-Thanksgiving, and holidays to all

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY HENRI MARIE RAYMOND DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC-MONFA, HAPPY POST-THANKSGIVING, AND HOLIDAYS TO ALL

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa or simply Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and...

CATURDAY. CATS BY MORIKAZU KUMAGAI

I am never tired of looking at a stone or a scrap of paper” - Kumagai Morikazu “To see a World in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in...

 
 
 
Artist Paula Modersohn-Becker's art was ahead of its time (1876-1907)

ARTIST PAULA MODERSOHN-BECKER'S ART WAS AHEAD OF ITS TIME (1876-1907)

Half-Length Portrait of a Peasant, His Head Resting on His Right Hand , oil tempera on cardboard, c. 1903. The artist created the work...

BEAVER MOON AND PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

When to See November's Full Moon The Beaver Moon reaches peak illumination in the early morning hours of Friday, November 19, at 3:59...

 
 
 

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE. FEMINIST, PAINTER, CREATOR OF AMERICA MODERNISM

To look at a Georgia O'Keeffe painting is to see America. Throughout her career, from her first show in 1916 to the late 1970s, the...

RODIN. REGARDED AS THE FATHER OF MODERN SCULPTURE

Rilke was the first to see that Rodin can be understood through the details of his work and methods far better than through his grandiose...

 
 
 

HOGARTH. BORN NOVEMBER 10, 1697.. THE GREATEST BRITISH SATIRICAL ARTIST OF HIS AGE, MAYBE ANY AGE

The Shrimp Girl William Hogarth , (born November 10, 1697, London , England-died October 26, 1764, London), the first great English-born...

CHARLES DEMUTH. NOVEMBER 8, 1883 - OCTOBER 23, 1935

A larger-than-life figure who is remembered nearly as often for his wit as he is for his paintings, the bold and insatiably curious...

 
 
 
I go among trees and sit still by Wendell Barry

I GO AMONG TREES AND SIT STILL BY WENDELL BARRY

It hasn't been a good week for democracy and I am trying to find a space to sit, be quiet and calm my fears for our country. To all...

In praise of Mary Beale - one of Britain's first women artists

IN PRAISE OF MARY BEALE - ONE OF BRITAIN'S FIRST WOMEN ARTISTS

Self-portrait , Mary Beale. National Portrait Gallery, London Some of the most striking paintings by Mary Beale, generally considered...

 
 
 
Information for a very Medieval Halloween

INFORMATION FOR A VERY MEDIEVAL HALLOWEEN

Information for a very Medieval Halloween Momento Morti - pointers for a Very Medieval Halloween If Halloween has once again caught...

FRANCIS BACON. ENGLISH PAINTER OF THE GROTESQUE & BRUTAL

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), arguably the preeminent British painter of the twentieth century, was also for forty years the most controversial....

 
 
 

CELEBRATIONS OF RAIN

Bamboo bends in the rain. Nancy Ewart Rain as a motif in ukiyo-e prints was often shown as a series of black or gray lines to represent...

AELBERT JACOBSZ CUYP. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1620

Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp was one of the leading Dutch landscape painters of the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. The most famous of...

 
 
 

TODAY'S ARTISTS BIRTHDAYS: CHILDE HASSAM, BANDINELLI, GIOVANNI CANALETTO, CHRISTOFANO ALLORI

Quite a line up of artists for today's birthday celebration: Childe Hassam, Bandinelli, Giovanni Canaletto, Christofano Allori Childe...

ALICE NEEL. COMING TO THE DE YOUNG IN 2022

Following its run at the Met, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will present the first comprehensive museum survey of work by...

 
 
 
August and Mars is in Virgo (2021)

AUGUST AND MARS IS IN VIRGO (2021)

Ennius red loeb · 5h August: man with a sickle & sheaf of wheat; a woman holding a jar ; & the saints of the month. BL Harley MS 2332;...

National Watermelon Day

NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

Watermelon and two pomegranates by Paul Cezanne. 1905 Today is National Watermelon Day So here is one, with some other fruits, by Fernando...

 
 
 



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 ...

IAMAG Master Classes

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