Giovanni-Battista-Piranesi​​ – Master Draughtman

“Piranesi and the Temples of Paestum: Drawings from Sir John Soane’s Museum,” This is a link to the Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Foundation which is an important resource for all artists who share an interest in preserving and promoting cultural lineage. Click the link to read an excellent article by Gail Leggio from American Arts Quarterly. […]

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The Nature of Abstraction

There were only a few really great teachers of painting in the 20th century among them Robert Henri and Hans Hofmann. Many would put them in different genres of substantive imagery, but that is not the case. What both men taught was living a life of art, and that painting is pure design. Both were […]

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‘London Calling’ – at the Tate

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On “All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life” at Tate Britain, London. https://www.newcriterion.com/issues/2018/6/london-calling-9879

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