Category Archives: Art

Notes on “Renoir”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: It’s a wonder no one made a movie about the Renoirs prior to this effort from 2012. The father, Pierre-Auguste, a man of the 19th century and one of the giants of Impressionism, and the son, … Continue reading

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Review: “Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation”

Sir Barken Hyena writes: I really enjoyed this documentary on the construction of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Solid background material is interspersed with meditative shots of the construction in action, and on site interviews with figures major and minor tie it all together. … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin': Aloha Edition

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Do “cultural appropriation”-obsessed SJWs know about the Tiki craze? Is that their version of the Holocaust?

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Back to the Hands: Sign Painters, The Movie

Sir Barken Hyena writes: This most engaging documentary comes recommended by a highly talented painter and lady friend who, though she has repeatedly rebuffed my invitations to be the next Lady Barken, I feel is beginning to weaken in her resolve. … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour (Anzac Day 2015 Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: Peter Wegner, Dog With Gas Mask, 2013 Related Previous ANZAC-themed ADJ here and here.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Bernardo Bellotto, “View of the Grand Canal and the Dogana,” 1743. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Jan Brueghel the Elder and Hieronymus Francken II, “The Archdukes Albert and Isabella Visiting a Collector’s Cabinet,” 1621-1623. More here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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