Posts tagged "mark"
LET'S TAKE A LOOK UNDER ROTHKO'S HOOD! (2)

LET’S TAKE A LOOK UNDER ROTHKO’S HOOD! (2)

    This post is a follow up to Let’s Take a Look Under the Hood, which you can read here.   On the theme of art school critiques (or crits) and the need for a student to talk about his or her work or not, I think it’s important to differentiate between two ways...
ARTIST QUOTE: MARK ROTHKO

ARTIST QUOTE: MARK ROTHKO

  Most of the radical changes in painting in the late 19th and early 20th century took place on small canvases; think Van Gogh, Malevich or Juan Gris. It was a means of establishing a difference with academic 19th century canvases where artists had to prove their quality by taking on enormous projects. But when...
HOPPER IN WRITING / HOPPER POR ESCRITO

HOPPER IN WRITING / HOPPER POR ESCRITO

    Since I’m on the topic of Edward Hopper I can’t resist talking about a book that a friend recommended to me a few months back and make the recommendation extensible to anyone interested in Hopper, hoping maybe that I can continue the chain of contagion of what gave me a much better understanding...
ARTIST STUDIO: MARK ROTHKO

ARTIST STUDIO: MARK ROTHKO

Image: www.atelierlog.blogspot.com The image I have always had of Rothko is that portrayed in many photos where he is pensively smoking whilst looking at his paintings: One brushstroke followed by twenty minutes looking and thinking… but this picture shows him being physical and practical, struggling with the day to day reality of being an artist....