Ever since I started this journey, New York has been my holy grail. And, I'm finally here! First stop yesterday was the Neue Gallery: German expressionism in a beautiful building. The building lived up to expectations but sadly, only one room was open due to a new exhibition being set up. Strangely, did not see … Continue reading Hopper at the Whitney Museum of American Art
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/art-of-fanatical-efficiency-that-has-more-to-do-with-your-facebook-feed-than-you-think/2018/04/06/16516b36-32d0-11e8-8bdd-cdb33a5eef83_story.html If there was any reason for me to the in the US right now, it would be for this amazing exhibition that brings together the artists who sit together under the Precisionist umbrella. The de Young Museum in San Francisco has named this 'The Cult of the Machine' and the works they have brought … Continue reading Art of fanatical efficiency that has more to do with your Facebook feed than you think – The Washington Post
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/mar/22/americas-cool-modernism-review-ashmolean-museum Am not going to this until May but what I'm seeing is making me want to jump in the car right now. Ekphrasis and Charles Demuth
I had started to think about literary quotes that fit my favourite paintings. Hopper's 1931 Hotel Room exudes the melancholy that anonymous rooms can convey. The quotation is from Virginia Woolf's The Waves. The idea of nothingness is a theme that so many of Hopper's works reveal to us.
When your favourite director channels one of your favourite artists, you know all is right in the world...even the bizarre and surreal world of Twin Peaks! In this week's episode, #8, for those who want to know, a scene unfolded in a radio station which rang all my arty bells! Yep, it's obviously the 1940 … Continue reading David Lynch is a Hopper Fan!