#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Starry Night over the Rhône”

Vincent van Gogh, in his own words. A letter to his sister Willemien van Gogh in 1888. At present I absolutely want to paint a starry sky. It often seems to me that night is still more richly coloured than the day; having hues of the most intense violets, blues and greens. If only youContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Starry Night over the Rhône””

#FridayPainting: Frederick Carl Frieseke “Afternoon – Yellow Room”

“Afternoon – Yellow Room by Frederick Carl Frieseke is held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in Newfields, IN, USA. The painting is described beautifully by the art gallery: The colorful patterns and glowing sunshine here are signature elements of Frieseke’s work. He painted his wife in this same room under various light effects thatContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Frederick Carl Frieseke “Afternoon – Yellow Room””

#FridayPainting: “Deer in the Forest” by Franz Marc

“Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them.” Franz Marc (1880 – 1916) I first came to know Franz Marc in April, 2016, which isContinue reading “#FridayPainting: “Deer in the Forest” by Franz Marc”

#FridayPainting: “Surprised” by Henri J.F. Rousseau

“When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering, I say to myself, Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!” Henri J.F. Rousseau “Rousseau was a self-taught amateur artist who took up painting as a hobby. He viewed his painting very seriously, despite facing ridicule from someContinue reading “#FridayPainting: “Surprised” by Henri J.F. Rousseau”

#FridayPainting: Albert Lynch “Woman Walking Down Steps on to a Beach”

The Mystery Surrounding Albert Lynch! Alberto Fernando Lynch aka Albert Lynch was was born in 1851 in Trujillo, Peru but by the age of 21, he was studying painting in Paris at the famous Ecole des Beaux-Arts. How he came to travel the distance from Peru to Paris was not found in any of myContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Albert Lynch “Woman Walking Down Steps on to a Beach””

#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Tree Roots” His Last Painting

What can be done – you see I usually try to be quite good-humoured, but my life, too, is attacked at the very root, my step also is faltering. I feared – not completely – but a little nonetheless – that I was a danger to you, living at your expense – but Jo’s letterContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh “Tree Roots” His Last Painting”