posted in April, 2019 by the pseudonymous poet, Watt, on his blog, Celluloid Trances (WordPress)
The sky is of sapphire ice drops
Deep Sky, 1984, aquatints.
James Turrell, American light architect and artist, born 1943. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
the crowd is worried
Street, Dresden, 1908, reworked 1909, dated 1907, oil on canvas, and details
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938. MOMA, NY
All the things I have, I have in bruised memory,
Self-Portrait, 1886, oil on canvas.
Edvard Munch, 1863-1944, Norwegian.
Najsonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design, Oslo on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY in 2017/2018
The first canvas signed by the artist; who struggled with severe issues of his mental health his whole adult life.
I ought not hurry to the ride, to the raining sunshine,
Rain Light, 1889, oil on canvas. Vincent Van Gogh, 1853-1890, Dutch. Philadelphia Museum of Art
But as time goes by, I hit and run the mountain and azures,
Black Monolith VI (Mask for Terry Adkins, updated version), 2014 acrylic on canvas.
Jack Whitten, 1939-2018, American
Private collection on loan to the Met Breuer in 2018
Terry Adkins, 1953-2014, musician and artist.
In the pale fire, the grinning moonlight,
Lake Télé, Republic of the Congo, 1998.
Photograph taken by Michael (Nick) Nichols, American. On display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, summer 2017
and settle on a journey.
Sertig Path (Davos, Switzerland), oil on canvas, 1937.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The artist was recovering from a breakdown and this place was balm for him. More than 600 of his works were destroyed by the Nazis beginning in 1933.