I have a feeling that most Americans don’t know much about the English artist Stanley Spencer, who lived from 1891 until 1959. I have to admit that I knew very little until stumbling across a book of his unique paintings. However, our ignorance doesn’t detract from the man’s greatness or his fame as one of the greatest British painters. Some maintain that he is their greatest Modern painter. (mais…)
I look at the work of a lot of artists and usually see something I can relate to in much of it. It might be the way a color sings or the way the painting is put together or in the expressiveness of a line. Or just in simple emotion. But very seldom do I stumble upon the work of an artist who I immediately feel as though I am sharing the same perspective. (mais…)
Portinari em Arte Têxtil
Cíça Mora, curadora e organizadora da Mostra Têxtil Portinari da Mega Artesanal, contou ao Vila Mulher sobre a nova edição.
“Todo ano nós homenageamos um artista brasileiro. Esse é o quarto ano consecutivo que participamos do evento e a homenagem desse ano é ao grande mestre e pintor brasileiro, Cândido Portinari”, afirma. (mais…)
It was 135 years ago on June 25, 1876, that the famous Battle of the Little Big Horn took place on the plains of eastern Montana, a battle in which the forces of General George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Calvary were overwhelmed by Native American fighters who had formed a large alliance from several tribes to battle the US troops. 268 troops were killed including Custer and several of his kinsman. (mais…)
We dance round in a ring and suppose, While the secret sits in the middle and knows.
This is a new painting, in size about 11″ square on paper, that I will be showing at my next show that opens in a little over two weeks at the West End Gallery in Corning. I call this piece Secret Inside. (mais…)
Yesterday on the Folk Art at Cooperstown site, Paul D’Ambrosio wrote about this painting that is in their collection. It is by a late 19th century painter by the name of John Rasmussen and is of the Almshouse inBerks County, Pennsylvania. (mais…)