Monthly Archives: January 2010

Art & Design in The British Film #29 – Alex Vetchinsky 0

Continuing a series about Art Directors in the British film industry up to 1948, when the book containing these articles was published. This chapter deals with Alex Vetchinsky ( 1904- 1980 ) He is an artist of the cinema and does not pretend to be a painter of pictures. His work is never self-conscious and […]

Looking Forward to Summer, already. 0

Click the image to enlarge it, please. This sumptious fruit salad was painted by Madeleine Jeanne Lemaire (French, 1845-1928) It’s called “Still life with fruits”. You can really smell those peaches. Yum! The French writer Marcel Proust frequently visited her popular salon / studio and claimed that she had created more roses than anyone, after […]