Revisting the Ideal Landscape

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             In the 17th century in Italy were many great landscape painters, Domenichino, Carracci, Dughet and the two most influential, Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain.  They all operated with a formula of composition that descended through … Continued

Turner’s Doubt

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    I credit J.M.W. Turner with a great deal of influence in art history.  His watercolors and oils fascinate me. Naturally, I am interested in what he had to say about the process of painting. If I were given … Continued