Sunday, 17 July 2011

The Lawrence Tree (1929) Georgia O'Keeffe

Looking up at the night sky and the starlight by the tree,the shape of the tree and the light of the stars important things to observe in this painting

Friday, 15 July 2011

The Painter On His Way To Work:Van Gogh

The artist on his way to his work. Van Gogh liked to  be imersed in  work and subject and  be  part of the land
Unfortunatley this painting was deystroyed by fire in the second world war

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Van Gogh ;Wheat Field With Cypresses 1889

The cypress tree stands tall  in the field of wheat,Van Gogh's fascination with  the energy of nature is  shown  here and the painting shimmers
The clouds in the sky with swirls posses a a almost demon like qualitty,the whole painting is of movement

Sunday, 10 July 2011

St Paul's Hospital St-Remy 1889 Van Gogh

The man by the tree appears to be isolated but given the nature of the bulding this is  not surprising as  it was the place Van Gogh stayed  for a year after his breakdown and according to the doctors notes van Gogh was sufferring from 'acute mania with hallucinations of sight and  hearing as well as epeleptic fits at inferequent intervals'

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Cy Twombly 25/4/28 to 5/7/11

 Always sad when a great artist dies and  his life works appear complted.
All the energy  used gone  never to be repeated a  unique crreative spark
Guardian Report

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Friday, 1 July 2011