Art of fanatical efficiency that has more to do with your Facebook feed than you think – The Washington Post

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

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A discussion on Elsie Driggs’s Pittsburgh

Elsie Driggs's 'Pittsburgh' is one of my 'favourite paintings I want to see one day' as you'll know from this post: Let's hear it for the girls 1: Elsie Driggs Imagine my delight in finding this video from the Witney in New York: https://www.facebook.com/whitneymuseum/videos/10155070023181433/ Enjoy!

The Divine Ms Driggs

I wrote about the precisionist artist Elsie Driggs previously: Let's hear it for the girls 1 But have to share this gorgeous example of her work that is held at the Museum of Fine Art in Houston. You can hear the wind buffering against the sleek, metal casing and that sky is full of menace. … Continue reading The Divine Ms Driggs

Let’s hear it for the Girls 6: Found a new one: Prunella Clough

Idly wandering round the art review pages of newspapers sometimes reaps dividends as have just come across this review for an exhibition of Prunella Clough:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-reviews/11576537/Prunella-Clough-Osborne-Samuel-review-.htmlHave not heard of her before and am wondering why not, as this lead photograph from the exhibition has caught my fancy due to its warm tones contrasting with the … Continue reading Let’s hear it for the Girls 6: Found a new one: Prunella Clough

Let’s hear it for the girls 1: Elsie B Driggs

As with literature, we often find ourselves admiring the dead white males, but what about the women in art? Elsie B Driggs has become one of my favourite artists. Roaming around the Witney Museum of American Art website, I stumbled across Elsie while reading about the American Precisionists. This image of Pittsburgh steel mills was … Continue reading Let’s hear it for the girls 1: Elsie B Driggs