#FridayPainting: Leo Putz “Lady in Blue”

Leo Putz was sixteen when he entered the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. His father, who was convinced of his son’s extraordinary artistic gift, sent him to the Académie Julian … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Leo Putz “Lady in Blue”

#FridayPainting: Egon Schiele “Portrait of a Woman”

“Bodies have their own light which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from the outside.” Egon Schiele What is the message in a portrait? Egon Schiele’s … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Egon Schiele “Portrait of a Woman”

Happy Halloween with Bohumil Kubišta

My daily art calendar always provides a teachable moment.  Today, on Halloween, I was greeted by the artist, Bohumil Kubišta’s painting “Still Life with a Skull.”   My first thought was: … Continue reading Happy Halloween with Bohumil Kubišta