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

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