art

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“I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.”    – Jackson Pollock   Guelder Roses and the Venus of Milo, 1905, Edouard Vuillard     Medium: oil     “We have to create. It is the only thing louder than destruction.”   — Andrea Gibson […]

The Elegant Life

“Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful.” Country home with a courtyard via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio Cannes by 527photo Nicoletta Manni and La Scala dancers Swan Lake   via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio Evening gown sketch by Madame Gres for Bergdorf Goodman, 1950s. Pantheon, Roma, 2016 Questioning Pictures | Stefano Graziani  via: zsazsabellagio Vogue Oscars 2018 The […]

GOLDEN GOWN SERIES

TITLE:     “GOLDEN GOWN X”   FROM THE GOLDEN GOWN SERIES     by ZsaZsa Bellagio MEDIUM:     OIL AND GOLD LEAF ON CANVAS DIMENSIONS:     WIDTH: 36″ (3FEET)     HEIGHT: 48″ (4 FEET) SEE MORE DETAILS HERE: SHOP: artpassionzsazsabellagio.blogspot.com Visit: ArtPassionZsaZsaBellagio

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“The mouth, with its opening joining the red of the lips to the flesh of the face, seemed to be real flesh rather than paint.    Anyone who looked very attentively at the hollow of her throat would see her pulse beating: to tell the truth, it can be said that portrait was painted in […]

Home Sweet Home: Pretty in PINK!

PINK! Such a happy color!  Plenty of home decor and design inspiration to share today, enjoy. 1950s Venetian Pink Six-Arm Chandelier chairish.com Suzanne Kasler’s Collection Ballard Designs At Home in Arkansas Design by Jim Howard Photo by Francesco Lagnese/ GMAimages Blushing Bride by Benjamin Moore A Day Mag One King’s Lane Paint: Heirloom Beige gives a room […]

The Elegant Home

 Balthasar van der Ast (1593 – 1657) Still life of flowers 19th Wide Brass Four Poster Bed With Bird Castings, Ornamental Motifs and Crown Tasteful Atlanta Living Room This Atlanta townhouse features an antique French settee wrapped in a Great Plains fabric. The antique Swedish armchair is in a Dedar fabric, the bench is designed […]

HOME AND ART: IT’S BLACK AND WHITE

To add glamour — or gravitas — to any room, a dash of black is all you need.  FRANZ KLINE, Light Mechanic, USA, 1960. Oil on canvas.  Photo by Leslee Mitchell 1980s Hollywood Regency Black Velvet Settee Loveseat chairish.com Historic Nashville, TN estate renovated by Gil Schafer.  The thickness and scale of the columns surrounding […]

art. matters.

“Admire as much as you can. Most people don’t admire enough.”     — Vincent van Gogh in a letter to his brother Theo, January 1874    CERITH WYN EVANS   Light Sculpture Instllation Phantasma No. 1, 2018   Stev’nn Hall (Canadian, b. 1966, Ontario, Canada based Toronto, Canada)  something to think about CERITH WYN EVANS […]