Category Archives: ART

Gnomicon 228

If you have not already done so, you may wish to read the Introduction to Gnomica. Gnomicon  228 Wednesday 26 December 2012 Read gnomica 1-200 here! 201     202     203     204     205     206     207     208     209     210     211     209     210     211     … Continue reading

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Gnomicon 221

If you have not already done so, you may wish to read the Introduction to Gnomica. Gnomicon  221 Wednesday 19 December 2012 Read gnomica 1-200 here! 201     202     203     204     205     206     207     208     209     210     211     209     210     211     … Continue reading

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Tiger Lily

This painting is part of one whose first half has already been posted.  The original was an adequate painting from a technical point of view, but it was obvious that I had put together a dreadful composition. But rather than … Continue reading

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Just Onions

Here is some more stuff in the same vein as what I offered in yesterday’s little piece – just onions.

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Blue Curtain

OK, it’s not really about the curtain, but, obviously, great food! Yes, not a Cotán or a van der Hamen, but, still and all, I could sit down to the repast I’ve painted here. OK?

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Woman in Red Hat

Again – comparing the inconsequentially personal with momentous greatness – I had to try my feeble hand at this famous genre painting, best known from a Vermeer and others too, including a modernist take by one Tim Nyberg. Here I’m … Continue reading

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American-ness through Art

In the following non-art-historical lucubrations about art I want to address the question of which three American artists in my view most compendiously represent three non-exhaustive categories of American-ness – of what America is all about, of what it implies … Continue reading

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