Greco's Ghosts

Art. History. Culture.

You Oughta Know: Oswaldo Guayasamín

In a new edition of “You Oughta Know,” we examine the dark and unforgettable world of Oswaldo Guayasamín (Guay-ah-sah-MEEN). I confess that my studies are greatly lacking in the art of … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Year of the Greek Dude

El Año Greco. This week, and year for that matter, honors the IV Centennial anniversary of the death of El Greco (April 7, 1614), one of Spain’s most prolific artistic masters. … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

O Come, Let us Adore Him

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS! In celebration of Christmas, another obvious theme in art history presents itself. The birth of Jesus was conveyed in a million different ways and is possibly one … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Cornucopia of Wit: Still Life and Arcimboldo

I’ve had another small hiatus from the blogosphere; my apologies. My November has been hectic (I feel like I’ve been out of town over half of this month), and here … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of the Lone Green Valley

Who says you have to be a Parisian or a New Yorker to get respect in the art world? Thomas Hart Benton, along with his friends Grant Wood and John … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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