Eva Besnyö
 

Eva Besnyö

The title of this image is Narda, Amsterdam by Eva Besnyö, 1937. Wiki concisely states that Eva Besnyö was a Dutch-Hungarian photographer who participated in the Nieuwe Fotografie movement, which, to be honest, didn’t tell me much. I dug further and found that Dr. Marcus Bunyan over at ArtBlart.com has plenty of information...
Bruce Munro
 

Bruce Munro

This is how Bruce Monro is described on his website: “British artist Bruce Munro is best known for immersive large-scale light-based installations inspired largely by his interest in shared human experience. Recording ideas and images in sketchbooks has been his practice for over 30 years. By this means he has captured...
Slash and Turn
 

Slash and Turn

Today I want to highlight this remarkable example of a European court dress from 1560. The technique of slashing a bodice to show glimpses of a delicate cotton undershirt (called a chemise) is one we’ve seen in court paintings prior to this. But here, the lightweight cotton has been replaced by...
Ladies in Blue
 

Ladies in Blue

I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to share the beautiful images I’ve collected. Generally, I’m not a fan of compilation blogs because images often lack an attribution. Tracking down the artist or photographer can be time-consuming and frustrating, but I insist if you’re posting an image, you must...
David Agenjo
 

David Agenjo

Raised in Madrid, David Agenjo currently works in London. Best known as a figurative artist, Agenjo’s works have recently taken a turn towards the abstract. While these are interesting, they aren’t as compelling as his work from the early 2010s. Today, I want to focus on two of my favorite...
Daryl Gortner
 

Daryl Gortner

I like when Daryl Gortner paints shiny objects. I find the hyper-realistic intensity she brings to the reflections fascinating. Take a look at today’s image titled Pretty in Pink. In it, a vintage pink teacup, complete with the most darling fluted saucer I’ve ever seen, sits on a checked marble table...