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Adventures and Misadventures in Art is a collection of stories told from the artists perspective with heavy doses of humor and laughter.

Armageddon

I grew up being told that the end of the world was coming. Bad people would die. Good people would survive. The good people were only the ones that were in the church and only those who truly believed. The picture above is from a children's book that was read to me at bedtime.

By |2020-03-27T11:43:08-04:00March 26th, 2020|Stewart Fletcher's Blog|Comments Off on Armageddon

La Goulue and The Moulin Rouge

Le Moulin Rouge, 1914 (photographer unknown) There's more to a painting than meets the eye... Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, La Goulue arriving at the Moulin Rouge (1892) When most people look at art they see a picture. When I look at art I not only look at

By |2020-02-25T17:05:05-05:00February 25th, 2020|Stewart Fletcher's Blog|Comments Off on La Goulue and The Moulin Rouge

The God of Gardening and Other Fun Stuff

The God of Gardening Priapus is the Greek God of Gardening and everything else that requires fertility and such.  He is defined as a "minor" god, but there is nothing minor about him. The poor guy got cursed with ugliness, small stature, a huge penis and inconvenient impotence, meaning that every time he

By |2020-02-08T15:08:15-05:00February 8th, 2020|Stewart Fletcher's Blog|Comments Off on The God of Gardening and Other Fun Stuff

Henri Matisse

Credit: Paul Romanowski At the peak of world war two, Henri Matisse was fighting for his life.  He was undergoing intestinal cancer surgery as the Germans entered France.  His life changing surgery also had a huge impact on Modern Art.  This is one of my favorite documentaries on the

By |2020-02-06T15:37:57-05:00February 6th, 2020|Art History, Videos|Comments Off on Henri Matisse
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