Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Edgar Degas "Etude pour La Fille de Jephte” - A Closer Look - Essay

Edgar Degas, Etude pour “La Fille de Jephte," c. 1859. Graphite, traces ink
wash on paper, 8 7/8 x 11 7/16 in. (19.3 x 25.2 cm). 
From the collection
 of Janie C. Lee. 
Image taken from the “Houston Press” website.

"...a lovely sketch by Degas. I decided it would be fun to provide a tiny bit of art historical background..." (Virginia Billeaud Anderson - BoudinandBourbon.com provides fun art historical background to Edgar Degas' 1859 sketch of a nude male, Etude pour “La Fille de Jephte.")

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Wing It: Roberta Harris - Essay

Roberta Harris, “Flight Time,” 2017, Oil, Acrylic and
Mixed Media on canvas, 72” x 60”

"When Roberta Harris exhibits her art, I often think about the younger artists who will view it, most of whom were unborn or tiny snots at the time she..."