Thursday, December 18, 2014

Robert Beverly Hale

May 17, 2011 by  
Filed under Art Books, drawings

  Robert Beverly Hale reciting the initial lines of Arthur O’Shaughnessy’s initial lines from Ode from his book Music and Moonlight (1874)   We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams; Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams; World-losers and world-forsakers On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are […]

Lucian Freud: Portraits DVD and Book

January 17, 2011 by  
Filed under Art Books, contemporary realism, notable painters, videos

Lucian Freud with Martin Gayford. Photograph: David Dawson (from a Guardian.com book review)   There is a DVD (currently only able to get in the UK) of film-maker Jake Auerbach’s Lucian Freud: Portraits. I have a 3 part, relatively long youTube excerpts that give an excellent sampling of the movie after the break.   Also, […]

Vincent Van Gogh complete letters, artwork online

February 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Art Books, Featured Posts

Vincent Van Gogh complete letters, artwork online

I recently discovered this incredible online resource, Vincent van Gogh, The Letters, put together by scholars from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the complete translated 902 letters of Van Gogh along with over 4,300 illustrations – every work to which Van Gogh refers is reproduced. There are excellent search features that allow you to […]