Tag Archives: painting

Degas, Rembrandt, and Sargent

This post continues my Story Structure series. Self-Portrait (1850s) by Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas A Woman Seated Beside a Vase of Flowers (Madame Paul Valpinçon?) (1865) by Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas Advertisements

Posted in Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Ruskin, Giotto, and William Henry Fox Talbot

This post continues my Story Structure series. Scenes from the Life of Christ: 10. Entry into Jerusalem (1304-6) by Giotto (Click pictures to enlarge) For those readers who are puzzled why I’ve posted so many entries about old art but … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jan van Eyck — The Arnolfini Wedding

This post continues my Story Structure series. The Arnolfini Wedding (1434) by Jan van Eyck The Arnolfini Wedding (Detail) (1434) by Jan van Eyck The Arnolfini Wedding (Detail) (1434) by Jan van Eyck The Dead Christ (c. 1490) by Andrea … Continue reading

Posted in Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Sassetta (approximately)

This post continues my Story Structure series. What does it mean to tell a story? I think one of the valid reasons that people often stress 3-act structure in screenplays is that it’s one way of making sure that we … Continue reading

Posted in Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

de Hooch and Matisse

This post continues my Story Structure series. Three interrelated paintings (the comparison between the first two is suggested in Modern Art by Sam Hunter and John M. Jacobus). A Dutch Courtyard (1658-1660) by Pieter de Hooch The Piano Lesson (1916) … Continue reading

Posted in Screenwriting, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Perugino and Raphael

This post continues my Story Structure series. Here are three similar paintings: Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to Saint Peter by Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci (1445?-1523), called Perugino

Posted in Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The battle of the statues in Wyman Park

A post in the ongoing series Poetry in the Arts. Wyman Park is in Baltimore, just in front of the Baltimore Museum of Art and near the Homewood Campus of the Johns Hopkins University. It has two statues, not far … Continue reading

Posted in America, Literature, Screenwriting, The arts, Visual arts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment