Looking Back to the 1930s: Maurice Kish’s Job Hunters

It's winter; the crystal white snow that fell last night has already been trampled into the street, turning it a muddy brown with every heavy footstep. Men appear to be on their way to work, in twos, threes, solo employees, wrapped up against the cold.  One man carries a red bucket, filled to the brim … Continue reading Looking Back to the 1930s: Maurice Kish’s Job Hunters

Met happiness today, and it looked like this!

As we all know, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is huge so this post is going to be small. In a corner of gallery 813 was a small oil by my beloved Vilhelm Hammershoi: Moonlight, Strandgade 30 is a typical interior but, as always, look closely at the brushwork. On the windowsill are two white … Continue reading Met happiness today, and it looked like this!

Georgia O’Keeffe City Lights

Having visited the mammoth retrospective at Tate Modern of Georgia O'Keeffe, I could wax lyrical about her flower paintings and argue whether or not she was exploring the female form a la Freud:  Or, I could describe the majestic beauty of the New Mexican landscapes she knew and understood:  But I won't, as there was … Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe City Lights