Edmund Dulac: A look at the tales

Just as it happens with everything else, my fascinations have shifted with the years and few things have survived those changes. Dulac’s illustrations are among the few. As illustrations they depend on what they illustrate, but every depiction affects what is being depicted and Dulac’s have a captivating beauty that enrich the tales. *You can…

Turner: Undefinable, uncontainable forms.

If there is something essential to art it’s form; art may, in fact, be the history of it’s shapes, says Gombrich. Frequently  forms appear to raise the ideas in art and reach their maturity instinctively before what it’s implied in them can be expressed verbally. The tempest by Giorgione, in it’s apparent serenity, generated a…