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Skull

Originally mastered by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo during the growth of arts and sciences in the High Renaissance, anatomical drawings became crucial in creating a more lifelike, sculptural portrayal of the human figure. This importance resonated in Thomas Eakins. After becoming President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Eakins did away with plaster cast models and…
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Hiroshima

1994 Oil on linen 134 x 204 So in 1994, when I was in Swedesburg, I was going to do a whole series of war paintings. I didn’t want to do war paintings glorifying war; rather, I wanted to do paintings from the point of view of the feminine–the solution to war. A peaceful, non-violent…
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