Tag Archives: painting

Notes on “At Eternity’s Gate”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: It’s inevitable that Julian Schnabel’s movie about Van Gogh, “At Eternity’s Gate,” will be compared to Altman’s “Vincent and Theo.” Both pictures attempt to capture the ecstatically enervated aspects of Van Gogh’s art; they’re expressionistic takes … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Juxtaposin’: The Works of Man

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: About those bonobos … Women in combat? Great! But there seems to be one small problem … Cool project. Finally, a political cause I can get behind. What to make of the cult of work? Is it possible … Continue reading

Posted in Linkathons | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “The Judgment of Paris” by Marcantonio Raimondi, designed by Raphael, ca. 1510-1520, followed by “Luncheon on the Grass” by Édouard Manet, 18-62-1863. Click on the images to enlarge.

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Ivan Aivazovsky, “The Birth of Aphrodite,” 1887. Click on the image to enlarge. Related Back here I shared a gallery of Aivazovsky’s seascapes.

Posted in Art | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Swings

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

Posted in Art, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

A Day at the Bowers Museum

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Although I’ve lived within 10 minutes of it for almost a decade, it was only within the past month that I finally made it over to Orange County’s Bowers Museum, an art and cultural history institution located in … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments