Monthly Archives: October 2008

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse. (French, 1869-1954). The Red Studio. Issy-les-Moulineaux, fall 1911. Oil on canvas, 71 1/4″ x 7′ 2 1/4″ (181 x 219.1 cm). Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. © 2008 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Charles Sheeler. (American, 1883-1965). Bucks County Barn. 1932. Oil on gesso on composition board, 23 7/8 x 29 7/8″ (60.6 x 75.9 cm). Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?criteria=O%3ADE%3AI%3A5&page_number=480&template_id=1&sort_order=1

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Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele. (Austrian, 1890-1918). Portrait of Gerti Schiele. 1909. Oil, silver, gold-bronze paint, and pencil on canvas, 55 x 55 1/4″ (139.5 x 140.5 cm). Purchase and partial gift of the Lauder family Austrian painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He is, … Continue reading

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Take the First Step

I had this idea of expressing accomplishment. This is far from anything yet.

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Attraction

Here is some progress on a painting/sketch/something or other. Kind of a landscape.

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Quote of the (insert period of time)

“Design is a response to social change.” – George Nelson

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René Magritte

René Magritte Les Amants [The lovers] 1928oil on canvas54.0 (h) x 73.0 cmFrame 75.6 (h) x 94.8 x 5.5 (d) cmsigned l.r., oil “Magritte”, not datedPurchased 1990 This is one of a small group of pictures painted by Magritte in … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Odilon Redon. (French, 1840-1916). Seated Man. c. 1910. Oil over charcoal on gray board, 8 5/8 x 9 1/4″ (21.9 x 23.5 cm). Gift of The Ian Woodner Family Collection http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?criteria=O%3ADE%3AI%3A5&page_number=154&template_id=1&sort_order=1

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Édouard Manet

OlympiaÉdouard Manet, 1863Oil on canvas130.5 × 190 cm, 51.4 × 74.8 inMusée d’Orsay, Paris I have always loved this painting. It is provacative and sweet all at the same time. I have been told in countless art classes that this … Continue reading

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From the sketchbook…

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