Monday, June 18, 2007
Salvation for the survivors in Gericault's painting is the small sail on the distant horizon.
The Raft of Medusa by Théodore Géricault
The painting was made about a newstory of the time, the first time a formal painting like this in it's classical composition was used to portray a current event--an ekphrasis!
Tree in the Door
June 18, 2007