Category Archives: Art

Blue Woman

   Magritte It is all image, color, dreaming, mind. It feels so natural.To me.

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Venus von Willendorf

Interesting info from Janson History of Art (2nd edition 1977)… “Stone Age men were content to collect pebbles, as well as less durable specimens, in whose natural shape they saw something that rendered them ‘magic’; echoes of this approach can … Continue reading

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Reading in Silence

Series: Favorite Paintings Catena Saint Jerome in his Study from the National Gallery Standing alone before St Jerome. Wandering through the National Gallery in London, I am always looking for my favorite paintings. One of them is St Jerome in … Continue reading

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The Woman I recognized at Champmol.

Some years ago, I visited Champmol in Dijon, the grounds of the old monastery of Chartreuse de Champmol, today a psychiatric hospital. I made the journey just for visiting the sculptures of Claus Sluter. After some rather heavy traffic, I drove … Continue reading

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Meeting Jan Six and Rembrandt

Last week, after a troublesome journey, I arrived at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. After some queuing up in the rain I was going at once to Jan Six. There he was, with his beautiful red coat. I liked him at … Continue reading

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