About Henri Cartier-Bresson — street photography owes him a debt. Cartier-Bresson didn’t invent street photography, but his “decisive moment” gave it life. Funny thing, his heart was never 100% into it.
A popular Mary Cassatt painting, like The Boating Party, while colorful and warm at first glance is often more of a paradox when viewed longer.
Gustav and Ulla Kraitz, Swedish Sculptors with RIVAA President Tad Sudol and Arline Jacoby Flashback: On April 26, 2016, TheBlue Dragon, a children’s sculpture donated to Roosevelt Island by Swedish artists Gustav and Ulla Kraitz was unveiled in its new and permanent home along the East River in Southpoint […]
Cats in New York City is a free chapter from Travels with George: New York, a story about the cats’ visit to New York’s real Little Italy, Arthur Avenue in The Bronx.
Edward Hopper’s secret life, like his paintings, may be the most misunderstood among popular artists. Edward Hopper, The Artist’s True Story Behind His Paintings, Posters and Prints Edward Hopper’s paintings may be the most misunderstood among well-known artists. Rarely is what people love about them what he had […]
Cat and Van Gogh’s Shoes is from Famous Artists’ Cats: The Book Vincent Van Gogh may have painted more pairs of shoes than he did starry nights or windy days in fields around Arles. By David Stone / Artwork: Deborah Julian He started with crude footwear […]
Roy Lichtenstein’s Cat Parody #2 is a free chapter from Famous Artists’ Cats: The Book Illustrations: Deborah Julian Stories: David Stone The biggest mistake made with Roy Lichtenstein is underestimating him. One of the most admired and reviled visual artists of his day, Lichtenstein’s original ideas about […]
About this Matisse cat art parody… Still life paintings are a problem with cats. A big one. The trouble starts with the word “still.”
Paul Gauguin’s puppies with a cat… Long before a spiritually tormented Paul Gauguin painted Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, which he considered his masterpiece, his path from birth in Paris to Tahiti featured a smorgasbord of hot and cold life […]
About the cat in Degas’s hat shop… By David Stone Edgar Degas is probably the least loved of the impressionists whose revolution he helped lead. Based solely on his art, he should be one of the most admired. A pioneer, his work frames a part of art history not […]