Modeling With Line
Modeling is a term that drawing borrows from sculpture to signify any graphic strategy that develops the appearance of the third dimension. Varying line width and weight, exploring tonal contrasts,…
Giorgio Morandi: Lines of Poetry
It was snowing heavily as we made our way from Highbury Corner to the Estorick Collection Gallery. London looked different, with colours drained to monochrome whites, blacks and greys. We were ab…
Morandi's Studio - Leslie Parke
In October a Facebook friend, Isreal Hershberg, posted an album of photos of Morandi’s studio in Bologna, Italy. The house in Via Fondazza 36, in which Giorgio Morandi lived and worked from 1910 to 1964, opened to the public October 17, 2009. Morandi lived with his three unmarried sisters in a dingy apartment in the …
Still Life, 1940, 16 x19 inches Still Life, 1949, 14 x 18 inches Still Life, 1954, 10 x 28 inches Still Life, 1961, 10 x 12 inches Still Life, 1964, 10 x 12 inches 2 Still Life watercolors, 1962, 6 x 8 inches At the risk of being ridiculously obvious regarding the issue of our differing response to painting and to objects (touched on in the post "American Art Pottery"), I thought I'd do a post on the work of Giorgio Morandi, a painter of objects, mundane things––bottles, jars, jugs…
Giorgio Morandi's watercolors - Italian Ways
In the last years of his life, Giorgio Morandi turned to watercolors with great dedication. He produced almost 250: an impressive quantity considering that in his whole career he created 1,400 oil paintings and 138 etchings. These works of his are barely whispers of color on paper, like the trace of something he was evoking, […]
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Giorgio Morandi? È contemporaneo | Artribune
Morandi in tutte le salse. Per dimostrare la sua attualità, una sfilata di capolavori e opere di oggi che testimoniano della sua lezione. Finalmente fuori dalla lettura “da camera” della sua opera. Al Museo d’Arte di Lugano fino al 1° luglio.
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