My ekphrastic poem on Pierre August Renoir's "Confidences" was recently published.
Edvard Munch, Night in Saint-Cloud
Edvard Munch's "Night in Saint-Cloud" is a masterpiece of moody, nocturnal paintings that explore the loss of self into one's surroundings.
Jean Metzinger- “Paysage Coloré aux Oiseaux Aquatiques,” “Colorful Landscape with Waterfowl”
Jean Metzinger's Paysage Coloré aux Oiseaux Aquatiques stands out as a masterpiece of his early body of work.
Gallery Show of Mike Van at White Lotus Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
On Saturday October 22nd, 2016, I attended the art opening of Eugene artists Mike Van and Connie Mueller. Mike Van also happens to be my grandfather, so this was a really great event for me and chance to do a little documenting of his career as an artist. After a brief couple of speeches from … Continue reading Gallery Show of Mike Van at White Lotus Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
“By the Deathbed,” Edvard Munch
I take a look at Edvard Munch's 1915 painting "By the Deathbed" and similar images of his.
“The Pursuit,” Leon Spilliaert
"The Pursuit," Leon Spilliaert (1910), is a unique piece among this Belgian painter's body of work.
Museum Liveblog: De Young Museum
Live blogging the De Young museum in San Francisco on instagram!
Henri Matisse: Window at Tangier
A look at how "Window at Tangier" exemplifies broader trends in the work of Henri Matisse and European culture.
The Foundations of Eurasianism in Russian Fin De Siecle Literature
I explore the creation of Eurasianism through fin de siecle poetry and its importance to Russian History.
PIERRE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES: “The Sacred Grove, Beloved of the Arts and the Muses”
"The Sacred Grove" is a peculiar and unique work in the Symbolist context of French painting.