What is a portrait? “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It … Continue reading What is a Portrait?
My #FridayPainting was not a painting at all. It was a photograph. The question that came to me: when did photography become art? Perhaps the better question is: when did … Continue reading #FridayPainting: English photographer “Portrait of Virginia Woolf”
“The more materialistic science becomes, the more angels shall I paint. Their wings are my protest in favor of the immortality of the soul.” Edward Burne-Jones What is a portrait? … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Edward Burne-Jones “Portrait of Denis Mackail” Grandson of the Artist
“It is your duty in life to save your dream.” Amedeo Modigliani The Woman with Red Hair 1917 January 2008 marked the first year of my Art Page-a-Day calendar journey. … Continue reading The Woman with Red Hair
“I have touched with a sense of art some people – they felt the love and the life. Can you offer me anything to compare to that joy for an … Continue reading Celebrating Father’s Day with Mary Cassatt
“I have a great desire to paint her portrait and have reason to think she would allow it and is waiting for someone to propose this homage to her beauty. … Continue reading A Paris Scandal – Madame X