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Artist of the moment..............Raimonds Staprans

Raimonds Staprans is a contemporary painter and playwright. Raimond Staprans was born in Riga, Latvia in the year 1926.

The artist first earned a B.A. from the School of Art located in Esslingen, Germany. 240 more words

Blackpaint 588 - Fundamental! Wolfie and Hockers at the Tates

Wolfgang Tillmans, Tate Modern

Huge blown-up photos on the walls, but also desktops full of his “snaps” (and pro-Remain, anti-Brexit propaganda posters/leaflets he presumably produced).  He calls each room an “installation”, the nature of which he expounds in the booklet, to avoid explanations on the walls.   658 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

#49: Ms. Ellen Knee writes on Matisse/Diebenkorn; Rothko; Copperwhite; Imperfect Reverse.

On Art News Phyllis Tuchman reviews The Matisse/Diebenkorn show in Baltimore:


Striking Up a Conversation: The Baltimore Museum of Art Unites Matisse and Diebenkorn in a Glorious Exhibition. 1,077 more words

Henri Matisse

Edward Hopper: Color and Contrast

A great luxury and pleasure in retirement is having as much time as I want to read and think. I’m re-reading art books I’ve not touched in years and am finding new insights about why some artists resonate with me so strongly. 226 more words



Richard Diebenkorn (American, 1922-1993), Untitled, 1963. Gouache on paper, 43.2 x 31.8 cm.

Who are your creative influencers?

I’ve always admired American painter Richard Diebenkorn (1922 – 1993) and today I was struck to recognize his influence on some artwork I created years ago in a totally different medium. 310 more words


RICHARD DIEBENKORN:profile/interview, CBS Sunday Morning, December 27, 1988,

In this report for “Sunday Morning,” which originally aired on December 27, 1988, correspondent David Browning visited Diebenkorn’s studio in California’s Sonoma County, to discuss the artist’s “trial and error” approach; and New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where Diebenkorn was being celebrated by a one-man show of his drawings.