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The Self-Portraits of Dick Ket
 

The Self-Portraits of Dick Ket

Today’s Featured Image Autoportrait (Self-portrait) by Dick Ket, 1932 I’ve noticed several self-portraits by the Dutch artist Dick Ket knocking about the internet. The high number of them, coupled with his austere style and use of symbolism has intrigued me for some time. Today I wandered about trying to cobble together...
Immaculate in Green Silk
 

Immaculate in Green Silk

Today’s Featured Image Olga Charlotte, Gräfin zu Solms und Tecklenburg by Eduard Robert Bary, 1842 This painting is one of a handful of portraits, which inspired me to create the category “The Dress is Everything.” Many of the images I select include striking women (and men) sporting the costliest, most...
David Agenjo – Figurative Transformer
 

David Agenjo – Figurative Transformer

Today’s Featured Image Bejin by David Agenjo, 2012 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...
Marjory C. Woodbury’s Lovely Fabric Illustrations
 

Marjory C. Woodbury’s Lovely Fabric Illustrations

Today’s Featured Image Advertising for Indian Head Cloth “Not a Fad but a Fashion” by Marjory C. Woodbury, 1918 Alas, while her illustrations proliferate on Pinterest, I cannot find any information about the life and work of Marjory C. Woodbury. What a shame. I’d love to know more about her....
Eva Besnyö – Look Me in the Eye
 

Eva Besnyö – Look Me in the Eye

Today’s Featured Image Today’s Featured 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...
Ooooh, Shiny! It’s Daryl Gortner
 

Ooooh, Shiny! It’s Daryl Gortner

Today’s Featured Image Today’s Featured Image is Pretty in Pink by 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 Featured Image titled Pretty in Pink. In it, a vintage pink teacup, complete with...