Archive | April, 2012
Rouen Cathedral – On Impressionists, The Met, and Tears

Rouen Cathedral – On Impressionists, The Met, and Tears

Monet’s Rouen Cathedral. in the early 1890s, Monet painted more than thirty versions of this cathedral’s facade, lit at various times of the day.  I saw these paintings for the first time at the National Gallery in Washington DC.  Two of them hang side by side, One in the deep purples and blues of a late […]

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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, published in 1984.  Fourteen stories, Fourteen pictures.  A title, a single line, and a beautiful image to accompany them.  How could you not fall in love with this? The portfolio edition, enlarged posters with a new print, was published in 1996.  I asked for both of these books for my […]

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