Escher. Born today in 1898. Dutch graphic artist, lithographer, woodcuts, mezzotints

ESCHER. BORN TODAY IN 1898. DUTCH GRAPHIC ARTIST, LITHOGRAPHER, WOODCUTS, MEZZOTINTS

June 17, 1898. Maurits Cornelis Escher was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints....

Poussin, born 1594

POUSSIN, BORN 1594

A dance to the music of time. 1640 Et in Arcadia ego , second version, late 1630s, Louvr e The Inspiration of the Poet , 1629-30, Louvre Nicolas...

 
 
 
The Christos - both born on June 13, 1935

THE CHRISTOS - BOTH BORN ON JUNE 13, 1935

June 13, 1935. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude were a married couple who created environmental works of art. Christo...

Born today. Egon Schiele

BORN TODAY. EGON SCHIELE

June 12, 1890. Egon Schiele was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early...

 
 
 
The month of June

THE MONTH OF JUNE

The month of June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter, is the sixth month of the year on the Georgian and Julian...

PROMISED LAND BY JACOB LAWRENCE (REPOST OF A REVIEW OF A 2016 SHOW AT STANFORD)

 
 
 
Juan de Pareja

JUAN DE PAREJA

Juan de Pareja , byname El Esclavo , (born c. 1610, Antequera , Spain-died 1670, Madrid), Spanish painter and student of Diego Velázquez....

DIEGO RODRÍGUEZ DE SILVA Y VELÁZQUEZ. BAPTIZED JUNE 6, 1599 - 1660

 
 
 

GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933

Gold Diggers of 1933 is a pre-Code Warner Bros. musical film directed by Mervyn LeRoy with songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, staged...

Pavel Tchelitchew. The Man with the Rose Garland Tattoo

PAVEL TCHELITCHEW. THE MAN WITH THE ROSE GARLAND TATTOO

Hide and Seek Pavel Tchelitchew was a Russian born surrealist painter, designer, a friend of both Gertrude Stein and Edith Sitwell...

 
 
 

RACHEL RUYSCH. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1664

June from the Book of Hours of the Duke of Berry

JUNE FROM THE BOOK OF HOURS OF THE DUKE OF BERRY

June from the Book of Hours of the Duke of Berry Tres Riche Heures here .

 
 
 
SFMOMA ANNOUNCES BOARD OF TRUSTEES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AND APPOINTMENT OF NEW TRUSTEES AND HONORARY TRUSTEES

SFMOMA ANNOUNCES BOARD OF TRUSTEES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AND APPOINTMENT OF NEW TRUSTEES AND HONORARY TRUSTEES

SFMOMA ANNOUNCES BOARD OF TRUSTEES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AND APPOINTMENT OF NEW TRUSTEES AND HONORARY TRUSTEES ROBERT J. FISHER SUCCEEDS...

Happy Birthday to Walt Whitman, poet, journalist and essayist

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO WALT WHITMAN, POET, JOURNALIST AND ESSAYIST

To the States or any one of them, or any city of the States, Resist much, obey little Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved, Once...

 
 
 
Elsworth Kelly. Born on this day in 1922

ELSWORTH KELLY. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1922

May 31, 1923. Ellsworth Kelly was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting...

Robert Ryman. Born on this day in 1930

ROBERT RYMAN. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1930

May 30, 1930. Robert Ryman is an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual...

 
 
 
The Train: RFK's Last Journey. Photos at SFMOMA

THE TRAIN: RFK'S LAST JOURNEY. PHOTOS AT SFMOMA

It seems appropriate that on Memorial Day that I should mention the murder of Bobby Kennedy, the one of a trio of important murders...

Nprman Rockwell's The Four Freedoms

NPRMAN ROCKWELL'S THE FOUR FREEDOMS

Freedom of Speech Freedom of worship From a poster done later during the struggle for Civil Rights Freedom from fear more relevant...

 
 
 
National Wine Day

NATIONAL WINE DAY

The God of Wine I almost missed National Wine Day which was yesterday (rather appropriate for Memorial Day Weekend - but that's probably...

Margret Fuller. Born on this day in 1810

MARGRET FULLER. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1810

“The mind is not... a highway, but a temple, and its doors should not be carelessly left open.Two years before Transcendentalist grand...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

© Jim Stephenson Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 297.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Jim... Read more ...

The cushion was happy to be left alone

The cushion was happy to be left alone

Alone time. Original drawing available here. Ink & watercolour on hot press paper, 8 x 10 inches. Read more ...

Iris Purple White,flower,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Floral Artist

Iris Purple White,flower,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Floral Artist

Iris Purple White 6/16/2018 6:56:38 AMIris Purple White is done with a brush and a knife. I wanted textures in the top of the Iris. I wanted it have a a voice. The falls are... Read more ...

Boardwalk

Boardwalk

Boardwalk12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD Read more ...

Station Wagon

Station Wagon

Station Wagon12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD Read more ...

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Courtesy of SO? Architects: SO? Architecture&Ideas Location: Edirne, Turkey Lead Architects: Sevince Bayrak, Oral Göktaş Design Team: Şeyma Erdal, Cansu Özay, Metincan Güzel... Read more ...

Make Time for Art This Summer

Make Time for Art This Summer

'A Beautiful Day' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $250 It is time to plan for summer activities! I will be doing a lot of travel. I have two workshops and a bucket list... Read more ...

Ditch the Wait with Real-Time Rendering

Ditch the Wait with Real-Time Rendering

Courtesy of Unreal Enterprise A recent independent survey of more than 2000 architectural visualization professionals revealed an intriguing trend. More than 20% of these... Read more ...

"Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness": The Indonesian Pavilion at the 2018...

"Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness": The Indonesian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale

© Laurian Ghinitoiu As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage, we present the completed Indonesia Pavilion. Below, the curatorial team describes the exhibition... Read more ...

Virtual Reality as an Educational Tool

Virtual Reality as an Educational Tool

I went to a virtual reality event held at the Oakland Museum garden featuring not only a virtual reality narrative but also live music, and speakers. I had never worn that type... Read more ...