#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Alice”

“What I am seeking is not the real and not the unreal but rather the unconscious, the mystery of the instinctive in the human race.” Amedeo Modigliani I have often wondered how the name of paintings are discovered for it would seem to me that the name reveals itself as the painting comes to life.Continue reading “#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Alice””

#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Portrait of the Painter Frank Haviland”

Who was Frank Haviland? Frank Burty Haviland, born in 1886 Limoges, France, was a French Cubist painter.   From an early age, Frank Haviland was influenced by his family’s creative professions.  He was the grandson of Philippe Burty, art collector and critic who gave us the artistic term, “japonisme.” He was the son of CharlesContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Amedeo Modigliani “Portrait of the Painter Frank Haviland””