OK for real now. My favorite Andrew Wyeth painting:
Thanks for posting that Sue
American realism produced real masterpieces
I feel like I'm being patronised here.
To Claire's taste for fine art.
Michelangelo's "Pieta" (your avatar) is my favourite marble sculpture. Its power influenced Michelangelo's contemporaries and followers in a profound way.
Michelangelo is the reason I really started to love art. I went on a trip to Italy with a friend of mine when I was about 16 or 17
we spent 3 days in particular in Florence where I first saw the David
, among others, and then we went to Rome and I discovered the Pieta
I find it incredibly amusing that before painting the Sistine Chapel Michelangelo thought of himself merely as a sculptor