2018. január 23., kedd

Reading by the Window

Antonio Calderara (Italian, 1903-1978) - Reading by the Window, 1935 (Oil on canvas) - - Beginning in 1934, the warm, polarizing light of Lake Orta became Calderara’s favorite subject. For example, works such as “La finestra” (1935) and “La chiesa di S. Antonio di Vacciago” (1937) were produced. But also in portraits, landscapes and still lifes of the 1940’s, the people, objects and ambience are surrounded by a warm, dusty light...


2018. január 20., szombat

The Look of Love

Allie Barrett and Ryan Keating - The story centers around a theme of young love and highlights nostalgic fashion staples. The models are captured in the suburbs while reading, doing homework or simply pondering life. As a schoolgirl, Barrett wears collegiate separates like pleated skirts and preppy knits while Keating poses in plaid trousers and tweed blazers…


2018. január 8., hétfő

The Muse of Painting

John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) - The Muse of Painting, 1870 (Oil on canvas. Met) - - The figure belongs to the mainstream of 19th-century ideal painting. In an odd twist, La Farge depicted the muse as an artist rather than as the inspiratrice of an artist. Her inspiration is the surrounding landscape of Newport, proving that nature is the true muse of painting. The landscape and overall composition are handled in highly decorative manner, mingling carefully observed details with dreamy, evocative colors…