Windows in Art

As you know, there are quite a few works in the world that have windows in their paintings. The most famous ones are probably Vermeer’s paintings.
In fact, half of his works have windows in them.

However, it is impossible to get a glimpse of the outside world through those windows. In other words, the window must have been an important element in letting in light.
Windows also often appear in Henri Matisse’s work.
Like a […]

Diary mania

A diary is a real reflection of one’s personality

Today is the last day of 2020.
If I wrote a diary, I could look back on the past year in a certain way and remember how I felt, but I’m too lazy to get into the habit of writing a diary.
When I was sorting through my father’s belongings after he died, I found many of his diaries.
My sister and I tried to read his writing for a while, but we both looked […]

Windows in art

The marvels of art are found in the details

As you know, there are quite a few works in the world that have windows in their paintings. The most famous ones are probably Vermeer’s paintings.
In fact, half of his works have windows in them.
However, it is impossible to get a glimpse of the outside world through those windows. In other words, the window must have been an important element in letting in light.
Windows also often appear in Henri Matisse’s work.
Like a […]

Art that sells

I wonder if all the research in pinning down what art sells better than other makes sense.

I sometimes get questions from gallery visitors.
“What kind of work is in vogue these days?” Or “What trends do you tend to sell the most?” And so on. I have a hard time answering such questions. To be honest, the people who come to the gallery have a wide range of tastes and preferences and it’s not easy to satisfy them.
Philip Hooke, who […]

Expectations and reality

Watching too much Netflix showed me how different my real life is from the screen.

There are three things that always irritate me when I watch movies and dramas.
The first, when she comes back home after a long day at work and her husband is waiting for her with a prepared meal and a “Good job!” He smiles and offers her a glass of wine without pausing.
The second is the wise and kind husband who, as soon as he gets into […]

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