I feel like a kid who just got socks for Christmas instead of the toy I really wanted.
I suppose the artists could have drugged the little nippers, but I doubt many mothers would go along with that.
He had a hangover, and then he had a stroke, and then he died. A fine ending, that.
Go ahead and be a subversive: learn art history on your own. After all, nobody really owns the right to our shared history and knowledge.
How did Tom Thomson die? A century later, the facts are limited but the mystery endures.
Craft? That’s women’s work, right?
Were I forced to live in a palace, I’d abdicate. The weight of these ancient stones is not romantic to me; it’s oppressive. But then again, so is modern air travel.
Each of us plotted, in our own way, a plan to return to Iona. For me, that means a trip with my painting kit.
Ask an expert. Even better, look up some Hoppers yourself and try to make an informed guess. After all, art history is for everyone.
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 […]