For a long while (for those who haven’t followed me for that long), I would do weekly art blogs about paintings that I was inspired by. Works by artists who are now among my favorites, like Caspar David Friedrich, Arnold Bocklin, Thomas Cole, and many others. You can see the original set gathered here. Between […]
This is Frantisek Kupka’s Resistance, or The Black Idol, which despite it’s fairly simplistic idea is still a striking piece.
This is Lord Frederick Leighton’s “And the sea gave up the dead which were in it”, a piece that caught my eye when I was looking for something else (which is often the case).
This is Jean-Léon Gérôme’s The Duel After the Masquerade (1857, Oil, 20″ x 28″), a piece I came across when I was actually looking for another of his works (this one, which may come up again in the future). It struck me as an interesting piece, and a much different palette than many of […]