Martin Melcher – A glimpse of spring

By now we would all be glad if winter would finally end but as it will certainly take a few more weeks, why not get a glimpse of some spring flowers at the Palmenhaus in Schoenbrunn. They are currently running a camelia exhibition which ends this weekend. http://www.bundesgaerten.at/article/articleview/73340/1/18230

Posted at 1:00 am on March 18, 2009 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

Edward Hopper’s Western Motel – Walter Wells

Western Motel, featured in the current Edward Hopper exhibit at the Kunsthalle, is one of very few Hopper paintings in which a human subject makes direct eye contact with the viewer.   Indeed, the woman’s gaze here is resolute.   The picture was painted in early 1957 during Hopper’s six-month residency at the Huntington Hartford Foundation […]

Posted at 12:25 am on December 2, 2008 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Visual Arts | Continue reading