Saturday, February 22, 2014

Faculty Show 2014

Stephen Assael

How painful!

Don't mess with her - she has suffered enough already.

 Andrew Conklin, "Allegory of Spring"

How charming !

And so much more comfortably groomed.

I like frozen moments of promise.

James Hajicek

This looks like Jade, a model who worked here about 10 years ago.

Helen Oh

That yellow stripe on the table cloth puts this into the early 20th instead of late 19th Century..

Here is the cropping that I'd prefer

David Leffel, portrait of Val

 The painting as whole feels too much like George Washington

David Leffel

 Mary Qian

This figure has not yet dissolved into nervous energy -- but he's more than half-way there.

 Stuart Fullerton

Stuart's figures have ended up being quite close to those done by Richard  Schmid, especially the ones on display in the second floor classroom.

 Don Yang

 Michael Van Zeyl

"Mannerism is notable for its intellectual sophistication as well as its artificial (as opposed to naturalistic) qualities. Mannerism favours compositional tension and instability rather than the balance and clarity of earlier Renaissance painting." ... Wikipedia