Imaginary Numbers by Yves Tanguy

Yves Tanguy - Imaginary Numbers

What’s so special about Yves Tanguy’s painting Imaginary Numbers?

– Surrealist love bites
– Sponsored by Peggy Guggenheim
– Hopeful blobs in Imaginary Numbers
– Mother Dada and then baby Dali

The Lackawanna Valley by George Inness

The Lackawanna Valley by George Inness

This blog investigates several aspects of The Lackawanna Valley painting such as:

• Why the train?
• George Inness’s rejection
• Opposites in harmony

Gray and Gold by John Rogers Cox


Fascinating insights about the Gray and Gold Painting lie ahead, including:

• John Rogers Cox: Bank Teller-Painter-Soldier-Painter
• Fences and distance in Gray and Gold
• Magic mixed with Realism
• A meticulous method

Bonjour Monsieur Courbet by Gustave Courbet

Bonjour Monsieur Coubert

Gustave Courbet and his painting Bonjour Monsieur Courbet were kind of a big deal. Here’s why:

• Characters details in Bonjour Monsieur Courbet.
• This painting and Courbet’s giant ego.
• Courbet’s prominent landscape.
• Featuring Frequently Asked Questions like, “Why is Bonjour Monsieur Courbet (The Meeting) an important painting?”

The Biglin Brothers Racing by Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins - The Biglin Brothers Racing

This investigation of the Thomas Eakins painting The Biglin Brothers Racing includes:

• Challenges on The Biglin Brothers Racing canvas and off.
• After rainfall, a rushed riverside sketch.
• My Biglin Brothers Racing YouTube video.
• With Frequently Asked Questions such as, “Who are the two men in The Biglin Brothers Racing painting?”

The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks

The Cornell Farm - Edward Hicks

Quaker Edward Hicks’s painting Cornell Farm features:

• Control freak tendencies or animalistic urges?
• A glowing warmth of holy light.
• Popular pastor, sign-maker, and famous painter.
• Frequently Asked Questions include, “What kind of painting is The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks?”