Monthly Archives: May 2015

Anniversary

Anniversary, 2014, oil on plastic sheet, 26×31 inches. One of the Vacationers. It comes from a terrible snapshot someone took of some flowers. It looks like one of those photographs that seemed important at the time and then later on … Continue reading

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The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection in NY. A must-see-once-absolute-jewel. Henry Clay Frick knew his stuff, and had the cash to back it. There isn’t a ton of work, but what he bought is the top of the top. One corner had Goya’s … Continue reading

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The MET

Well if you’re going to go to NY and look at art, you’d better go to the MET right? This time around, they had a four painting exhibition of Van Gogh’s irises and roses. Van Gogh is one of those … Continue reading

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Footballer

An old drawing called Footballer. Watercolour on tinted paper. Diver Down style. As a painting it never properly got off the ground. I like the composition though…

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The Whitney

We went to the new Whitney Museum while in NY last week. The exhibition, a sprawling group show called “America Is Hard to See”, is the first in the new Chelsea building. First the building itself – it’s like a big … Continue reading

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Fifer (Manet)

Sketchbook drawing Fifer after Manet. The painting is in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.

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Saturn Beating the Shit out of His Children

One of many sketchbook drawings I did with Saturn Devouring His Son in mind. Cronus eats each of his newborn children because he is afraid one will overthrow him. Militarized police beat protesters who disagree with the state. Fun analogy … Continue reading

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