Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Whistle While You Work

"Just checking in to see how Sneezy and Mary are doing. Thanks for Sneezy's card. Sleepy." (*)
Postcard written by Piet Mondrian with a cut-out of the seven dwarves from Walt Disney's Snow White, sent to his brother Carel from London in 1938
(*) Translation from the Dutch by Boris Hienstad

Friday, September 10, 2010

Facial Injuries

Henry Tonks (9 April 1862 – 8 January 1937), English surgeon, artist and art teacher.
Tonks drew these beautiful and terrifying pictures of wounded soldiers in the Cambridge Hospital in Aldershot in 1916.

Sunday, September 05, 2010

The Artist and His Model

Francis Bacon in 1952 by John Deakin