Music composed especially by me for the season. Merry Christmas!
Article concerning the drawings of Ingres, the French Neo-classical artist of the 19th century.
Easter 2022 in art and music.
Fiery video of the ominous Art Deco illustrations of “Faust” by Harry Clarke.
Illustrations by Harry Clarke of Goethe’s “Faust”.
A video with background music of images of Orpheus in art history.
A video celebrating Christmas day with art and music.
All those things one hears about the painting methods and techniques of John Singer Sargent come to an excellent example in his Portrait of Mrs. Hugh Hammersley of 1892. Sargent can manage a tour de force of a painterly approach like very few other artists. Of course, it is said that he admired Velazquez …
I start fresh. I look at this picture as if the first time in seeing. Although difficult to do so, the Daughters of Edward Darley Boit has been pondered and subjected to voracious scrutiny and detailed psychoanalysis. Not infrequently this picture has been proclaimed the greatest produced by an American and, upon examination, hardly presents many …
Normally one does not think of Maxfield Parrish as a mid-century artist. He was born in 1870 and died in 1966. However, during the decades of the 60s and 70s, his resurgence was remarkable. His pictures, with their breathtaking views and their mythical characters, had a strong influence on those looking for the idyllic. Because …