IWR Art Links For 12/24/2007
Delphin Enjolras (Bio
I love the lighting and tints in these gorgeous paintings.
Young Woman Reading by a Window
Nude by Firelight
Duane Hansen [Bio 1925-1996]
These sculptures are a great antidote to all of the Madison Avenue hype that
we Americans have been fed constantly for years. There should be more art about
average people. Don't you think? BTW, I think I saw that young shopper earlier today at the
mall. She almost knocked me over! There are more of his images
Chinese Paper Gods
These paper gods were collected over 60 years by missionary
Ann S. Goodrich, who spent much of her life trying to understand Chinese
culture including writing several books on the subject. These Paper
Gods are part of the colorful Chinese New Years celebrations. There
were paper gods
displayed in each room in the house, which were then burned after a year
use or burned directly after
Zeng fu Caishen
The Floating World of Edo Bathhouses (Babelfish
This Japanese site is all related to the Edo period and Japanese
bathhouses. There are some
digital prints (Bf)
of Edo Woman. There are detailed descriptions about the
bathhouse itself (Bf),
the styles and beauty
of Edo Women (Bf)
and a newspaper (Bf).
This site is loaded with interesting and
and information about Edo period bathhouses.
Torii Kiyonaga's "Women at Bath"
Untitled Edo Woman
As The Flames Get Brighter The Snowman Screams
Just in case you are being overrun by an overdose of Christmas sentimentality, this is
just the cure!
Bun Warmer Santa