Saturday, December 20, 2008

York Lethbridge _ Untitled

York Lethbridge_Untitled (Drape)

York Lethbridge_Untitled (Bodies)
You can find more by York Lethbridge at Flickr.

Friday, December 19, 2008

Ragazzi sull'Arno

Four youths in the group,
Each sees the other through different eyes,
Each hearing a varied verse,mesmerised by the poetry of the nude.

Ragazzi sull'Arno by Elisabeth Chaplin (1930 - 1932)

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Seaside Innocence

Joaquin Sorolla Bastida 1889

Joaquin Sorolla Bastida 1910

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Sleeping With Ghosts__Markus Bollingmo

Like a scholar seeking meaning in paintings authored long ago,
The truth be told, we may never know.
Such a mystery lies within this present day piece by experimental photographer Markus Bollingmo.

More of his photos can be found here.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Beyond Prometheus

One famous work, the gilded statue of Prometheus bringing fire to mankind, located at New York's Rockefeller Center, can sometimes halt, rather than stimulate, our craving to see more an artist's work. Thus today's entry, also by Paul Howard Manship,
The Four Elements___Earth,Fire,Water, and Wind__1914__ is presented.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Lusting a Bacchanal

The Youth of Zeus 1905

Odysseus Fights with Irus 1903

Raucous, spirited, celebration without shame or guilt.
Two energetic paintings by Lovis Corinth.