This week’s painting is Man Ray’s The Rope Dancer Accompanies Herself with Her Shadows. I hope it inspires you!
This week’s painting is Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)’ Yes. I hope it inspires you!
Francis Bacon, Pencil on Paper, 64cm*44,5cm, year not indicated.
Francis Bacon is well known for his paintings of popes, as well as portraits of his friends.
His output can be broadly described as sequences or variations on a single motif; beginning with the 1930s Picasso-informed Furies, moving on to the 1940s male heads isolated in rooms or geometric structures, the 1950s screaming popes, and the mid-to-late 1950s animals and lone figures, the 1960s portraits of friends, the nihilistic 1970s self-portraits, and the cooler more technical 1980s late works… Bacon took up painting in his late 30s, having drifted as an interior decorator, bon vivant and gambler. He said that his artistic career was delayed because he spent too long looking for subject matter that could sustain his interest. His breakthrough came with the 1944 triptych Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion, which sealed his reputation as a uniquely bleak chronicler of the human condition. From the mid-1960s he mainly produced portraits of friends and drinking companions, either as single or triptych panels. – Wikipedia
I have nothing to say and I am saying it, and that is poetry as I need it. – John Cage
I use chance methods to create my drawings and poems. I’d love to hear from others who do the same!
This week I’m sharing one of my own doodles 🙂
I use chance methods to create my paintings and drawings and I’d love to hear from others who do the same!