An American heir to Monet
Luminance value (tone) gives form and depth to a scene…color does not…
Alfred Barr’s amazing insight…a must read to appreciate today’s art – and neurobiology
Monet, the accidental abstractionist…How to look at Ellsworth Kelly’s paintings…A 19th century connection brings Kelly to the 21st and beyond…
My father is the late Monet and you don’t have one in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. *
Barnett Newman had
In his late seventies, and nearly blind with severe cataracts, was Monet ‘experimenting’, painting ‘modernist abstractions’? Many have long claimed just that from his late broad brushstrokes, lack of detail and highlights, and dark, muddy colors. Others see a darkened vision of advancing age, which is true; except it was quite real, not entirely psychological.