An aquatint etching and a silkscreen.

(After a performance by Marina Abramovic)


Well, recent-ish. Bloggin' like it's chopped liver. Made these for a show in October.



William Degouve de Nuncques, Enfant Au Hibou (1892)

Stumbled upon this one while researching French Symbolist painting.

Gustav Klimt, Mermaids (1899)

Shit's weird, right? Good.


On March 26 (yowza I am behind), I checked out the Drawing Now Festival at the Carrousel du Louvre, a huge exhibit hosting drawn works from galleries all over Europe. These were my favorites.

The Galerie L.J. booth was showing a couple works by Allyson, one of my favorite artists working right now. A week later I checked out her whole show at the gallery and was really pleased with the pieces I saw.

Cool stuff by this Canadian dude. Gorey's landscape artist.

And finally, here is a little doo-dad I dig by Christian Lhopital.


Forgot to post my favorites from my visit to the Tate in January.

Dali, Forgotten Horizon

August Sander, Girl in a Fairground Caravan

They were also screening some films by Jean Painlevé. Really neat surrealist nature documentary films.

Favorites from the Louvre

My first weeks in Paris were spent regularly returning to the Louvre. Asides from recognizing about every painting Darcy Grigsby has ever shown me in class, I also found a couple new favorites.

Paul Delaroche, La Jeune Martyre, 1855

Francesco Botticini, La Vierge et l'Enfant en gloire, entourés de sainte Marie Madeleine, de saint Bernard, d'anges, de chérubins et de séraphins, 1485
A totally strange altarpiece with really great cherubim and seraphim.

Baron Francois Gerard, Psyché et l'Amour, 1798

Baron Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Les Trois Graces, 1793-94

Andrea Solario, La Tete de St. Jean-Baptiste, approx. 1510-24

Ingres, Roger délivrant Angelique, 1819
I fucking love Ingres-- Angelique's totally impossible anatomy and tortured expression here are absolutely perfect.

Abraham Mignon, Fleurs dans une carafe de cristal placée sur un piedestal en pierre avec une libellule, approx. 1650-75
Impeccable detailing, I especially liked all the little insects and lizards crawling on Mignon's bouquets.

Aedriaen S. Coorte, Cinq Coquillages, 1669
Another great Dutch still-life painter.

Daniel Seghers, Domenico Zampieri, Le Triomphe de l'Amour avec entourage de fleurs

☾☾☾ UPDATE ☽☽☽

Two new pieces, gifted to my roommates:

I am moving to Paris in three days. Either my abysmal posting habits will be monstrously intensified or I will see super dope art exhibits while abroad and post about them here. See you later.

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