Tag: Sculptures

Words of the Devil, Paul Gauguin, 1892

Political nonsense aside, Washington is a great place to visit. One of my must-sees each trip is the National Gallery of Art. It is a world class museum – it has a great permanent collection and new additions each time I visit. This is truly an American treasure – and it’s free to visit!! I…

Edgar Degas ; Grade Arabesque, Third Time

www.studiomde.nl Imagine that John Ruskin, J.M.W. Turner’s executor, had not destroyed Turner’s erotic watercolors in a spasm of concern for the painter’s reputation. What complexity our ways of seeing Turner’s art might have gained. Now imagine that Max Brod had honored his friend Franz Kafka’s dying wish to see all his unpublished literary work destroyed.…