Monthly Archives: December 2008

Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg. (American, 1925 – 2008). Factum II. 1957. Combine painting: oil, ink, pencil, crayon, paper, fabric, newspaper, printed reproductions, and painted paper on canvas, 61 3/8 x 35 1/2″ (155.9 x 90.2 cm). Purchase and an anonymous gift and … Continue reading

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Gordon is back

I must make and eat this Beef Wellington. This is so bloody complex and done with the utmost ease.

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Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas. (South African, born 1953). Jen. 2005. Oil on canvas, 43 3/8 x 51 1/4″ (110.2 x 130.2 cm). Fractional and promised gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis. © 2008 Marlene Dumas Best known for her portraits in … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Eberhard Havekost. (German, born 1967). Awning 1. 2004. Oil on canvas, 6′ 6 3/4″ x 50 1/2″ (200 x 128.3 cm). Fractional and promised gift of Michael and Judy Ovitz. © 2008 Eberhard HavekostPhoto: Werner Liebrknecht, Dresden. Courtesy the artist … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Peter Doig. (British, born 1959). Lapeyrouse Wall. 2004. Oil on canvas, 6′ 6 3/4″ x 8′ 2 1/2″ (200 x 250.5 cm). Fractional and promised gift of Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro in honor of Kynaston McShine. © 2008 … Continue reading

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Linear Consideration of State

Remember this? Yep, no one else did either. Well, it’s done… …I think. I need to hang it and live with it a little while. I did what I intended to do, but I am not sure it is what … Continue reading

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New Liquor Painting Progress

So, the test painting is coming along. I got rid of the beer tap rail. I might put it back. I don’t know. And I’ve worked on the actual as well. I don’t know if that burnt sienna is staying. … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Chuck Close. (American, born 1940). Self-Portrait. 1997. Oil on canvas, 8′ 6″ x 7′ (259.1 x 213.4 cm). Gift of Agnes Gund, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Donald L. Bryant, Jr., Leon Black, Michael and Judy Ovitz, Anna Marie … Continue reading

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A great steak

I think Gordon Ramsay is nothing short of an artist. I have admirred him as a chef for some time. He is the perfect blend of mechanical autocrat and culinary explorer. And I think he is a very fair person. … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Beatriz Milhazes. (Brazilian, born 1960). Succulent Eggplants. 1996. Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 74 3/4 x 96 1/2″ (189.9 x 245.1 cm). Gift of Agnes Gund and Nina and Gordon Bunshaft Bequest Fund. © 2008 Beatriz Milhazes http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?criteria=O%3ADE%3AI%3A5&page_number=1569&template_id=1&sort_order=1

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