Isaac Israels ~ Reading Girl On A Sofa
"Reading girl on a sofa" 1920
A painting inspired by the moon...
Giorgio De Chirico ~ On Art
“Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.”
Giorgio de Chirico
Man Ray ~ Imagination
"I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive."
Georgia O'keeffe ~ On Individuality
"I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint."
Basquiat ~ On Drawing
"Believe it or not, I can actually draw."
Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist and the first artist of African descent to become an international art star. His career in art began as a graffiti artist in New York City, and in the 1980s produced Neo-expressionist painting. Basquiat died due to a heroin overdose on August 12, 1988, at the age of 27.
Gustav Adolf Mossa ~ Lady Macbeth
"Lady Macbeth" 1906
Gustav Adolf Mossa
Walter Krane ~ Jugendstil
Walter Krane, A floral fantasy in an old English garden
The Nightmare, 1857 by John Anster Fitzgerald.
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of…
The stuff that dreams are made of, 1858 by John Anster Fitzgerald