Month: February 2014

  • February 15: Andries Both: wonderful drawings

      ¬†Every artist produces a range of work. Even the masters knock off a dud from time to time, and mediocre practitioners may be capable of the occasional fine piece. For an example of the latter we have an unexpected delight: the youthful drawings of Andries Both (1611-12 – 1641), a minor Dutch painter of […]

  • February 8: Beth Van Hoesen’s gentle eye

      Beth Van Hoesen (1926 – 2010) embraced a wide range of images–flowers, animals, and people of all sorts, shapes, and sizes–and while she liked her subjects dramatic, her interest was in the novel design possibilities presented by dramatic subjects rather than in drama as such. Whatever her subject, her approach was always gentle and […]