Mar 312012
Titian: The Assumption of the Virgin

Titian’s Assunta Titian’s altarpiece “The Assumption of the Virgin,” hanging in Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice, is a large scale painting both in size and concept. It accommodates multiple characters, including the apostles, The Virgin Mary, and God, as well as countless angels and cherubims — all organized in dense but clearly […]

Jul 232008
Don Li-Leger: Karma and Aura

My first reaction to these paintings (Don Li-Leger page indicates his tapestries as most popular) was to notice how the sound of their titles accords with the long, narrow shape. I realize that this is a somewhat irrational response, yet sometimes things — sounds and shapes in this case — just click. It’s as […]