Van Gogh's Ear is an in depth look at famous artists on their birthday. This is the second year a post is made each day about a famous artist, his/her art, interesting facts, personal experiences, etc. on their birthday. So, lend me your ear...
Blossoming Almond Branch in a Glass (1888)
One of my favorite still life subjects of Van Gogh, the cut branch in a glass, I ran across this one with the book behind creating a complicated compositional element. Note also the use of complementary colors, red and green, creating a vibration in the painting.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Happy Birthday Alexander Archipenko!! Sculptor from Russia, born in 1887, this artist used the Cubist style to construct his figures. He relocated to Paris in 1908. The couple below is titled Conversation.