Artists on Artists: De Kooning on Titian

Willem de Kooning was quoted as saying: But [Titian at ninety] kept on painting Virgins in that luminous light, like he’d just heard about them. Those guys [Titian and Michelangelo] had everything in place, the virgin and God and the technique, but they kept it up like they were still looking for something. It’s very mysterious. Willem de Kooning was an abstract expressionist from The … Continue reading Artists on Artists: De Kooning on Titian

To Be or Not Be … Vegetarian

I hate to type it out but I’ve been considering becoming a vegetarian. I even hate thinking of vegetarianism at all really but it keeps popping into my mind unbidden. It keeps popping up partly because the oldest of the grandchildren-types is a vegetarian so every other weekend there is the what to make/what to eat dilemma. But it’s also healthier and better for the … Continue reading To Be or Not Be … Vegetarian