#0795 Mark Rothko
I deleted a lot but this one made it here. I don’t mind that the subject is an actor. I like it! There is another link in the chain of abstraction. The person, the script, the director, the actor, thefilm, the screen, and now all this processing… it is like a compost heap.
More about Rothko.
#0794 Mark Rothko 1
One of the highlights of my gallery experiences was to see a Rothko in the San Francisco MoMA. He does something, one thing, fully. He was moved by his own work and wanted others to feel moved. He doed that. Seeing art live is different from seeing prints. or images on the screen. There is a lot of movement in the colour.
More about Rothko, his work, and more about my sketch follows:
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#0730 Richard Diebenkorn
A sketch from a photo in the book I am reading: The Art of Richard Diebenkorn. Great book. Reviews on Amazon say a lot, and say good things about this book.
I was struck by the Diebenkorn paintings in San Francisco – at the SFMoMA and at the De Young. I sneaked a picture. I will go on to say more about this artist & the Bay Area Figurative school. His work and a Matisse follow:
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#0698 New York man
Kept going with portraits. An all ink one using image from magazine.
I got into a portrait mood and needed someone to sketch. I look a bit severe, if I look like me at all, straight out of the mirror.
#0582 Pablo Picasso
Re-did the last one – I like this bolder version.
#0581 Pablo Picasso
More about Picasso to write up too. Saw the video also about a month ago & began this then. Travel plans slowed me down.