The Genius and his Victory

During my recent business trip to the Metropolitan Museum of  Art in New York I had the pleasure of admiring the reconstruction of the House Francis W. Little living room in Wayzata, Minnesota by the american architect Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959). The 'genius' of the early...

The Most Famous Unknown Girl

La Belle Italienne is the name given to the plaster mask of a pretty young girl who became popular in Paris andelsewhere by the late 800's until the early decades of the '900. Many artists, writers and photographers, from Man Ray to Albert Camus, who described the calm, slightly smiling woman as a "Drowned...

WORKMANLIKE – a Regola d’Arte

Edouard Dantan was a French painter of great talent that until the past year has remained in the shadows for me. My interest andpassion is for a beautiful series of paintings depicting the sculptor's studio and workshop in the process of moulding both models of sculptures than from life. Dantan Edouard was born in...