Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ernst Fuchs, Vienna School of Fantastic Realism

The Angel of the Lord. Owes much to William Blake.

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Arturo Souto (Spain, 1904 – 1964), I Go, 1934

Interesting painter. Attempted different styles (De Chirico, Picasso Rose Period, etc), media, also painted war scenes. This one resembles German Expressionism.

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Arturo Souto (Spain, 1904 – 1964), Galician Modernist

Arturo Souto, Inn at Port 

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Arnold Böcklin, (1827-1901) Swiss Symbolist painter, Odysseus und Kalypso, 1883

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Arnold Böcklin, Isle of the Dead

Arnold Böcklin, (1827-1901) Swiss Symbolist painter. This is his most famous work. He painted beautiful mythological scenes and landscapes. This was one of my favorite paintings when I was young, Something right out of Shelley.

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Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Funeral Symphony, 1903

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1875-1911, Lithuanian Symbolist and Art Nouveau painter. 

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Frantisek Kupka, Tango and Plundered Czech art

I love this work. There feels to be Munch in it. Kupka (1871-1957) was an artist from Czechoslovakia. More below. Kupka was supported by Jindrich Waldes, who collected his work. Waldes’ collection was confiscated first by the Nazis, who deemed … Continue reading

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Paul Serusier, The Incantation (The Holy Wood), 1891

Paul Serusier, (1864–1927), French painter and inspiration for the (Post-Impressionist) Nabis movement.

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Romare Bearden, Pittsburgh Memory

From,  “Bearden portrayed black life from the Deep South to urban Harlem, from the distant nineteenth century past to the vivid, gritty present.   His energetic pictures used Cubist juxtaposition to visually emulate the syncopated rhythms of jazz.”

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Moving walkway, photo by Steve Hopson

I’m posting this because I had a terrible nightmare about one last night. This is the Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport moving walkway.

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