I quite enjoyed this painting by Alfred Eaker. Christ accepts His cross © 2019, Alfred Eaker via STATIONS OF THE CROSS 8: Christ accepts His cross — ALFRED EAKER
Today is the 164th birthday of the artist John Singer Sargent. The renewed interest in his works could be attributed to the huge popularity of Downton Abbey and it’s highlighting and romanticizing of the Edwardian era, but his works can also hold their own. They depict Edwardian subjects, but in a bit more of a […] […]
The Magpie on the Gallows, 1568 by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525-1569) via The Magpie on the Gallows — Pieter Bruegel the Elder — Biblioklept
Remedios Varo was the queen of Spanish surrealist painters. She is depicted in her studio in the year 1957. The photographer was Duncan Mitchell. h/t: underseadevotee
Whether it was discussing Caravaggio or nudes in paintings, Sister Wendy always did so with authority and a good laugh. She was a jovial presence in my younger days, when PBS really offered wonderful educational programming. May the good Sister rest in the Bosom of Abraham now, and I, along with many others, thank her […]
Zdzisław Beksiński was a Polish multimedia artist whose utopian realist works stood in stark contrast to his rather jovial personal demeanor. He may have been an artists whose work could scare the hell out of you, but he was also quite a decent man who had a fondness for classical music, as well as some […]
Bauhaus bassist David J collaborated with an original member of the Bauhaus movement, painter and poet René Halkett, for this rather interesting collaboration.