Not as HUGE as I had expected. 😀
Actually, those are the
little horse models that tour the world.
The Kelpies are 30-metre-high horse-head sculptures … (300 tonnes each)
… a monument to horse powered heritage across Scotland.
The sculptures were opened to the public in October 2013 …
During the first year following the opening, nearly one million people visited the sculptures.
At the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.
I like it.
is a painting by Christ of Saint John of the Cross Salvador Dalí made in 1951. It depicts Jesus Christ on the cross in a darkened sky floating over a body of water complete with a boat and fishermen. …
This painting has continued to generate controversy. …
In May 2013, in
BBC Radio 4‘s , British poet Great Lives John Cooper Clarke described this image as being utterly different from any other image of the crucifixion, as the angle of view conveys the hanging pain of this method of execution, whilst hiding the ordinarily clichéd facial expressions normally seen in such depictions.
As I wandered around Iceland one thing after another struck me as weird. Unusual. Bizarre.
For example, this place I stumbled upon by accident.
This experiment in recycled architecture is the home of Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, a 66-year-old film director whose acclaimed work played an important role in the creation of this exhibition. …
The 2018 edition was — for me — less interesting than in the past. Art pieces were less intricate, less innovative.
Georges Seurat – “
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”.
You know it from 1986 comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
The Office version.
Monet has been described as “the driving force behind Impressionism”.
Crucial to the art of the Impressionist painters was the understanding of the effects of light on the local colour of objects, and the effects of the juxtaposition of colours with each other. …
… a series of oil paintings … between 1899 and 1904, they depict a misty, impressionistic Charing Cross Bridge in London.
Charing Cross Bridge
St. Louis collection
Another I like is this of Monet’s son and wife … who died age-32.
I went twice to the
St. Louis Art Gallery. They have several van Gogh works. This was my favourite.
I don’t know or appreciate Art. But I know what I like. And I pretty much always like van Gogh at first glance. Mad genius.
location of this painting is literally around the corner from Vincent’s room in the attic of the Ravoux Inn on the Rue de la Sansonne in Auvers Sur Oise.
You get the feeling he walked out in the morning and was captured, for some reason, by this scene.