In this episode of Sketch Sessions, publisher/artist Jeffrey Wiener takes on the challenge of recreating Gustav Courbet’s Bacchante in pencil with a live model in the studio. The challenge of the figure is not the end of this video. Watch the whole video to see the landscape portion get created.
Chelsea, New York City: Rob Mango, A Retrospective spans almost four decades, showcasing a selection of flat and sculpted paintings, a construction, and drawings. Curated and managed by Robert Curcio, his selection focuses on the figure animated by paint that has been a constant in Mango’s paintings. Mango’s uniquely contemporary Baroque sensibility of vibrant colors, […]
I remember standing electrified with awe in Florence years ago taking in a sculpture titled Laocoon by 16th century artist Baccio Bandinelli. It was my first encounter with his work and I wondered why I hadn’t read about him in my art history class before. Working on an enormous scale seemed to fit the monumentality of […]