2016. február 27., szombat

Couple Nu

Kees van Dongen (Dutch, 1877-1968): La Quiétude (Couple Nu) c.1915-16 - Kees van Dongen was a leading member of the controversial Fauves group, whose members included French artists Henri Matisse, Henri Emilien Rousseau, Robert Delaunay, and Edouard Vuillard…

Leon Kroll painting model in his studio - 1947

Leon Kroll (American, 1884-1974) was known as a figurative artist, Life Magazine described him as “the dean of U.S. nude painters,” yet he was an exceptional landscape painter and also produced an exceptional body of still life compositions…

2016. február 13., szombat

Cate Blanchett

"We as women can speak to our strength and our good humor, our achievements and the fact that we come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and different colors, and we can speak to all of this in the sometimes receptive corners of the world and synthetic outlets"  Cate Blanchett

Photo by Annie Leibovitz

2016. február 11., csütörtök

From Tales from Shakespeare

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939): To This Brook Ophelia Came (From Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb, 1909)

“To this brook she came one day when she was unwatched, with garlands she had been making, mixed up of daisies and nettles, flowers and weeds together, and clambering up to hang her garland upon the boughs of the willow, a bough broke, and precipitated this fair young maid, garland, and all that she had gathered, into the water…”