Alexandre Roubtzoff: Orientalist Does Jazz-Age Paris

ALEXANDRE ROUBTZOFF: ORIENTALIST DOES JAZZ-AGE PARIS

Alexandre Roubtzoff (1884-1949) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and trained in art there. However, shortly before the Great War...

Up Close: Reginald Marsh

UP CLOSE: REGINALD MARSH

Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) was an illustrator and painter of blue-collar life who himself attended the very best schools. I wrote about...

 
 
 
Joseph Clement Coll: Color Illustrations

JOSEPH CLEMENT COLL: COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS

Joseph Clement Coll (1881-1921) died age 40 of an appendicitis. I recently posted about him here and mentioned that his pen-and-ink+brush...

Up Close: Robert Henri's Salome

UP CLOSE: ROBERT HENRI'S SALOME

Robert Henri (1865-1929) was an important American painter and teacher in the decades around the turn of the 20th century . Among his...

 
 
 
Joseph Clement Coll: Ink, Pen, and a Bit of Brush

JOSEPH CLEMENT COLL: INK, PEN, AND A BIT OF BRUSH

Joseph Clement Coll (1881-1921) died at too young an age, of appendicitis. A cynic might call that tragic event "a smart career move"...

Reynolds-Stephens and the Thread of Life

REYNOLDS-STEPHENS AND THE THREAD OF LIFE

William Ernest Reynolds-Stephens (1862-1943), that is, Sir William Reynolds-Stephens was both a painter and sculptor. And despite having...

 
 
 
Artists Versus the Landscape

ARTISTS VERSUS THE LANDSCAPE

I think I've mentioned that there are cases where the appearance of a landscape is so powerful that differences in artists' styles...

In the Beginning: William Cumming

IN THE BEGINNING: WILLIAM CUMMING

William Cumming (1917-2000) was a Seattle area artist who knew the nationally acclaimed "Northwest Mystics" Mark Tobey, Morris Graves...

 
 
 
Some Franklin Booth Color Illustrations

SOME FRANKLIN BOOTH COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS

Franklin Booth (1874-1948) is best known for his highly skilled, distinctive, pen-and-ink illustrations. I posted his portrait of Theodore...

Up Close: Cornwell's LA Library Murals

UP CLOSE: CORNWELL'S LA LIBRARY MURALS

Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) was one of the most important American illustrators from around the time of the Great War into the 1950s....

 
 
 
Henry Salem Hubbell: From Giverny to Miami Beach

HENRY SALEM HUBBELL: FROM GIVERNY TO MIAMI BEACH

Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949) is considered an American Impressionist even though many of his works were conventional in style -...

More Early Duchamp Paintings

MORE EARLY DUCHAMP PAINTINGS

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) did a lot of damage to western culture and art. Or so I think. But if it hadn't been Duchamp,...

 
 
 
Lucien Simon of the Bande Noire and Brittany

LUCIEN SIMON OF THE BANDE NOIRE AND BRITTANY

Lucien Joseph Simon (1861-1945) was not born in Brittany, though his artistic career was centered there. He was born into an upper-middle...

More In the beginning: Salvador Dalí

MORE IN THE BEGINNING: SALVADOR DALÍ

I previously wrote about early paintings by Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) here. I visited the Dalí museum in St. Petersburg, Florida again...

 
 
 
Henry Young Alison: One-Eyed Scottish Painter

HENRY YOUNG ALISON: ONE-EYED SCOTTISH PAINTER

Henry Young Alison (1889-1972) both lost an eye and was captured by the Germans during the Great War. By the late 1920s he was an instructor...

Thomas Hart Benton's "America Today" Mural at the Met

THOMAS HART BENTON'S "AMERICA TODAY" MURAL AT THE MET

When I was in New York City last year, my visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art was rather hurried, so I didn't have time to track...

 
 
 
Some Hard Female Faces

SOME HARD FEMALE FACES

Part of what keeps this blog chugging along is that I seem to have a modest knack for finding associations, for making comparisons....

John Quincy Adams, Austrian Portrait Artist

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, AUSTRIAN PORTRAIT ARTIST

The title of this post might cause a sharp reaction for many American readers. That's because John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was the...

 
 
 
J. Allen St. John: Monochrome Illustrations

J. ALLEN ST. JOHN: MONOCHROME ILLUSTRATIONS

I previously wrote about J. Allen St. John (1875-1957) here , mostly dealing with his color illustrations for books by Edgar Rice Burroughs...

George Spencer Watson: Portraits and Nudes

GEORGE SPENCER WATSON: PORTRAITS AND NUDES

George Spencer Watson (1869-1934) is yet another Royal Academy painter active early in the last century who was competent, made a decent...

 
 
 



Royal Arena / 3XN + HKS

Royal Arena / 3XN + HKS

© Adam Mørk Architects: 3XN , HKS Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Area: 37000.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adam Mørk Design Team: Kim Herforth Nielsen, Jan Ammundsen, Bo... Read more ...

House / Time Architects

House / Time Architects

© Quang Dam Architects: Time Architects Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Architect In Charge: Nguyen Duy Area: 500.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Quang Dam Other... Read more ...

Mountain Stream paintings Winter ice painting snow art "Winter Stream" by...

Mountain Stream paintings Winter ice painting snow art "Winter Stream" by Debra Hurd

24"x20" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas This painting is Available HERE Read more ...

Bishop Selwyn Chapel / Fearon Hay Architects

Bishop Selwyn Chapel / Fearon Hay Architects

© Patrick Reynolds Architects: Fearon Hay Architects Location: Auckland, New Zealand Lead Architects: Jeff Fearon, Tim Hay Area: 200.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs... Read more ...

Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine...

Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting “BUTTERCUP

My HOLIDAY END-OF-THE YEAR SALE has begun!! All paintings are on sale ~ up to 50% off! This sale runs from October 10 through December 10, 2017. SHOP EARLY for holiday... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale “To The...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting, Fine Art For Sale “To The Edge” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 24"x24"x.75 Acrylic on Cradled Panel/Available $975 Read more ...

Color Ranch Road, New Contemporary Landscape by Sheri Jones

Color Ranch Road, New Contemporary Landscape by Sheri Jones

Color Ranch Road9x12 oil on canvas I was lucky to paint at High Hope Ranch recently. The tall grasses and fading gay feather flowers were fun to paint. The mix of warm and cool... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Fine Art Painting "FOR ALL SEASONS" by...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Fine Art Painting "FOR ALL SEASONS" by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

Contemporary Still Life Fine Art Painting 18"x24" Oil on Canvas-Framed/Available Read more ...

Doctor - 2

Doctor - 2

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Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Winter Flurries-Winter...

Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Winter Flurries-Winter Aspens 2017 Series" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspens, this is the third piece in the 2017 Winter Aspens... Read more ...