Abstract Expressionist

5 05, 2014

Mark Rothko: Paintings of Ecstasy and Tragedy

2014-05-05T14:04:16-07:00

Painting, No. 8, 1952 Mark_Rothko

“I’m not here to make ‘pretty pictures!’ I want my paintings to stop your heart, you understand that?!  I am here to make you think…feel a moan of rapture…sense the divine, or damned.” — Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko felt that a […]

Mark Rothko: Paintings of Ecstasy and Tragedy2014-05-05T14:04:16-07:00
11 01, 2013

BEHOLD, America!

2013-01-11T13:20:18-08:00

American art is evolving!
American art is pushing all the boundaries!

It is almost inconceivable how much the work of American artists has changed in the past 250 years. This mind-boggling evolution is brilliantly presented by three renowned San Diego museums…The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art and […]

BEHOLD, America!2013-01-11T13:20:18-08:00
26 11, 2012

Haystacks…thrilling!

2012-11-26T15:44:22-08:00

Why do we get that tingling sensation, that sudden wave of emotion, that thrill when we see the haystack paintings of Bruegel, Van Gogh and Monet?

Who would have thought haystacks would be so enthralling? Do they speak to our yearning for a simpler way of life?

We know from brain research that the color […]

Haystacks…thrilling!2012-11-26T15:44:22-08:00
12 11, 2012

2 Art Installations You Won’t Forget!

2012-11-12T16:36:32-08:00

TRASH PEOPLE

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

In today’s world of weird and amazing art some of the most compelling and creative works have been born out of the simplest and most abundant […]

2 Art Installations You Won’t Forget!2012-11-12T16:36:32-08:00
29 10, 2012

Faces Change…Portraits Change

2012-10-29T16:08:09-07:00

You live in 15th century in Florence.
You are wealthy and powerful.
You want your portrait painted so your memory will not fade.

Piero della Francesca, arguably the finest painter of the Renaissance, painted a double image of […]