Monthly Archives: September 2012

Egon Schiele

Art is death. All the young dudes… How many have we seen now, how many young artists lost to war, lost to disease, lost to their own insane drive to create? Here’s another, dead at 28. He considered his personal … Continue reading

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John French Sloan

We know a lot about John French Sloan. He was one of the famous “Eight” who made up the Ashcan School in the early Twentieth Century. The Ashcan School supposedly offered us all a realistic look at New York City’s … Continue reading

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Charles M. Russell

Some of my readers will be surprised to learn that I have a large oil reproduction of Laughing Kills Lonesome hanging in my office right along with my Marcel Duchamp and my German expressionists and my Georgia O’Keefe. It is … Continue reading

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Aubrey Beardsley

I wonder if a hundred years from now people will look back at the 1990’s and early oughts talking about the fin de siecle period of the twenty-first century and some explosion of the arts that we do not yet … Continue reading

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