Category Archives: art history

The Alaska Range

  “The Alaska Range,” oil on canvas board, by Carol L. Douglas Neither rain nor snow nor threat of sleep deprivation shall keep us from our appointed rowdiness. Mary and I coined that as our trip’s slogan. It’s insane. Mary has a cold and I’m feeling an irksome scratchiness to the throat. We can afford […]

Loop de loop

From the time we first picked up tools, mankind has carved both functional and non-functional items from wood. While wood carving is generally more humble than other techniques, at times it breaks out into high art. In the Middle Ages, for example, wooden narrative sculpture was used extensively in churches, and the great Renaissance sculptor Donatello worked in […]