Sunday, September 8, 2013

What Has Influenced You As An Artist? #3

The Tempest, by Giorgione, c.1505

This painting completely enchanted and riveted me as a child. The strange, silent air of it - the coming storm - the woman and child not seeking shelter, the upright had the saturated, immediate quality of a dream.
Between this painting and the Velasquez portrait (below), the emotional and intuitive course of my art was set.

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