Monthly Archives: March 2016

Alexis Rockman

Artist who depicts possible impact of environmental change and genetic engineering on the environment. Some of these works are difficult to look at.

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Puvis de Chauvannes, St. Sebastian, 19th c.

Saint Sebastian (died c. 288) was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to Christian belief, he was killed during the Roman emperor Diocletian‘s persecution of Christians. He is commonly depicted in art and literature tied to a post or tree and shot with arrows.

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Agostino Arrivabene, Plen ilunilo foro di augusto

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Agostino Arrivabene, Orpheus

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Agostino Arrivabene

Style is derivative of some artists I recognize: Ernst Fuchs, various Renaissance/Medieval, Blake, and Puvis de Chauvannes. But I think when many influences melt together, this makes a new welcome variant.

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Time of innocence, Norway, Pre WWII

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Anders Beer Wilse, Cigaretreklame dame lysestake frugt, 1935, (Norway)

Reflection in smoke.

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My son, the four-year old playboy

My son, two years ago, like me, loves the ladies. Here at the circus. Usually only little girls want their pictures taken with the showgirls, but he requested it.  

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Time in photos

When you see a random photo from a long time ago, you have the urge to dismiss the immediacy of it (and the transience of time) and say to yourself “that happened so long ago” or even “well, they’re dead and … Continue reading

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Unidentified sailor boy, circa ? 1890s, Colorado

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