Tag: Artist

April 12, 2014 /
November 21, 2013 /

But there’s this one thing I wanted to say… I’m so ashamed of myself… When Jack quoted something, it was usually classical… no, don’t protect me now… I kept saying to Bobby, I’ve got to talk to somebody, I’ve got to see somebody, I want to say this one thing,…

November 21, 2013 /

It’s all in the eye of the beholder: I find this illustration both somber and vital, and I wanted to post something that reminded me of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.   Let the skeptics snort about Camelot, but there was something during the Kennedy years that was magic. Jackie was more…

August 16, 2013 /

Dearest friends… All the visa paperwork for a certain young man has come through and he’s on schedule for departure this Wednesday for four years of study overseas: I couldn’t be happier or prouder. Here at Beguiling we are over and out through the weekend. Keep your wings level my…

June 9, 2013 /

GLAMOUR BOWL Near death and on a constant morphine drip Theo passed from the hospital bed to his past on a regular basis. When cognizant of the present he knew what was happening. It is said when you die, your life flashes before you in an instant. He was on…

March 22, 2013 /
January 20, 2013 /

George Bellows – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Dempsey – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

January 20, 2013 /

Bellows was renowned for his dramatic painting style. Dempsey, like Lindbergh and the Babe, was an icon of his era. Sketch by George Bellows of Dempsey knocked out of the boxing ring: This is a photo of Dempsey working out: A portrait of a young boxer: Study of Dempsey’s shoulders…

January 20, 2013 /

The Met is displaying the works of the Ashcan School titan: George Bellows. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – George Bellows. Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Ángel Firpo, September 14, 1923, The Polo Grounds, NYC Watch Dempsey knocked out of the ring by Firpo at about 1:50: