November 12~ Artists at their Easels

Two Artists in the Old Library:
Washington Allston’s Picture, ‘Jacob’s Dream’, Hanging over the Fireplace
(‘The Artist and the Amateur’)  by  J. M. W. Turner

1827 / Gouache and watercolor on paper / 5 1/2”x7 1/2” / Tate Britain, London

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Young Man Sitting, Study. Self-Portrait known as At the Easel
by Gustave Courbet

c.1847 / Charcoal on paper / 17 3/4”x13 1/3” / Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Pride Month~ June 21

Luis Caballero (1943-1995)
Colombian-born artist combined desire and aesthetic beauty
http://miamibiennale.org/miami_biennale_luis_caballero.html

Nu de dos allongé / 1984 / Graphite on paper / 10.6”x14.6”

Gilbert & George (Gilbert Prousch b.1943 and George Passmore b.1942)
“It’s not a collaboration…We are two people, but one artist”
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1518

Fates / 2005 / 54 digital prints on paper with ink / 167 11/16”x299 3/16”

March 26~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), British-born Mexican Surrealist painter, artist, and writer
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Leonora-Carrington

The Pomps of the Subsoil / 1947 / Oil on canvas / 23”x37”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clara Ledesma (1924-1999)
Dominican-born artist and gallery owner created paintings, watercolors, and drawings
https://dominicancult.blogspot.com/2013/07/clara-ledesma-dominican-artist.html

Mujer y pájaro rojo (Woman with the red bird) / 1982 / Oil on canvas / 18”x24″