Drapery—artfully folded fabric—has been used by European artists for centuries, from ancient Greek sculpture to contemporary photography. As I prepare for the studio course I’m leading this Wednesday on sketching drapery after the Old Masters, I’ve been thinking about why…. More»
Ruthless unicorn killing.
A unicorn, about 1250 - 1260, Unknown. English. J. Paul Getty Museum.
This is at The Getty!? Must go see it.
It’s currently off view, BUT you can download a high-res version to play with (if you wish) here.
Come visit anyway! We have this delightful show of manuscripts currently on view.