I’m not an artist. I’m not a buyer. My wife is both. Wait, that’s not entirely accurate. The fly in the pigment is that I’m secretly buying my wife’s art to keep her spirits up when they aren’t lifted high enough from the turpentine and linseed oil she uses for cleaning her brushes. Lately, she’s […]
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Festival of Arts are invited to learn something of great artists Van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne and Matisse with award-winning filmmaker Phil Savenick with his video presentation July 14, July 28 and Aug. 4. In “Painting with Ghosts,” Van Gogh’s ghost welcomes Savenick to paint sunflowers in the garden outside his studio window; Picasso’s ghost is […]
Editor, After attending the Thursday dress rehearsal for this year’s Pageant of the Masters, I reflected on how lovely the many contextualizing images were, especially the Velasquez painting “Las Meninas,” as it metamorphosed into the several Picasso renditions, and the Van Gogh self-portraits, shifting and turning seamlessly as if he were alive and posing. As […]