For six months, I lived up the hill from Sunset and Coronado in Silverlake. I’d go to Mariela’s for burritos—always a little too watery, always with salsa not quite spicy enough, but cheap, and the size of a brick. It… More»
The idealized countryside painted by a native city dweller.
This light and color study wasn’t meant for exhibition, but rather was a way for Corot to explore his new scenery outside of the studio.
Houses near Orleans, about 1830, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. J. Paul Getty Museum.