Who is Visceral Response?Dina del Valle, raconteur, blabbermouth, know-it-all, collector of SAT words.
Tag Archives: new favorite painting
There was a lot of ornately carved marble, sandstone and alabaster, great, big Victorian portraits of unfortunate looking British people, various Rodins, Degas’, Gauguins and Monets, and on a wall, next to a doorway to a gallery was a tiny, tiny canvas called Copenhagen: Roofs Under the Snow by Peder Severin Krøyer. Continue reading
I wish there was a way to truly capture the scale and sobriety of this painting in a photo because although I tried, and this is the image from MOCA’s website, photography can’t capture the subtlety of the colors or the overwhelming size of the canvas, or the sense of calm but inevitable dread this painting conveys. It’s a heady painting that photography just can’t capture. And that’s unfortunate. Continue reading
Thoughts about a favorite painting of mine, The Repentant Magdalen by George de la Tour, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Discussion of Tree of Life #63 by Mark Ryden, a painting I discovered, and loved, at The Artist’s Museum at MOCA. Continue reading
Examining one Gorky painting for it’s meaning. Continue reading
Interpretation of a fascinating painting. Continue reading
Interpretation of a painting I find fascinating. Continue reading