Month: October 2018

The Blue Tree

Christine Gray England Mixed Media Collage, Oils & Acrylic Size in centimetres £265 This piece was inspired after seeing Franz Marc’s paintings of horses. Posted by >ChristineTGray on 2012-06-12 20:35:20 more about Franz Marc

Schiele, Dead mother

Egon Schiele (1890-1918), Dead mother I, 1910, pencil and oil on wood. Tote Mutter I, Leopold Museum, Vienna In his short life and artistic career, Egon Schiele created a remarkable body of work that vividly communicates inchoate, nonverbal, profound psychic experiences. In his 1910 painting, a baby is enclosed both by black shrouding and his…

A Farm in Brittany, by Paul Gauguin

Gauguin returned to France from Tahiti in August 1893. The following summer, he traveled to Brittany, where he remained for some six months. Breton culture, infused with vestiges of its pagan Celtic past, appealed to his taste for the primitive and the exotic. The two-year interlude that was Gauguin’s last stay in France, from August…