Posts tagged with ‘paintings’

Harry’s advent calendar of paintings, day 2: Hockney

Yesterday, because it was cold and snowy, I posted a snow painting: today, because it’s cold and snowy, I’m posting a sun-drenched one. David Hockney’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures). The real thing is ten foot wide, and it doesn’t benefit from being reduced to 500 pixels; you don’t get a sense […]

Harry’s advent calendar of paintings, day 1: Vlaminck

I enjoyed doing an advent calendar of birds last year, and I could easily have done the same again: I can talk about birds pretty much endlessly. But I thought I’d make a change, and after considering animals, plants, buildings, or even recipes (which would be quite a nice idea but would require slightly more […]