Book Madness by Lorette C. Luzajic, Translated into Urdu by Saad Ali

​کتاب دیوانگی میں کتاب خانے کے اندر گئی میرا ارادہ تو نہیں تھا، مگر میں گئی میں نے وہ سب دیکھا جو میں ڈھونڈتی تھی کتابیں جن سے میں جان چھڑا چکی تھی اور جگہ بنانے کی دیوانگی میں شیلوز […]

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Three Ekphrastic Poems by William Sharpe

"Support," "Tower Of 
(Pile XXVII)," and "Life Class"

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The Portrait “Ralph” by Diego Catalán Amilivia

The model sits within the frame with the formality and elegance of a Pollaiuolo. They both have elegantly coiffed headdresses—each, very much of its time. Ralph’s massive, spongey dreadlocks place him as the latest in a line of men going […]

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‘Discarded and Destroyed Books’ Series by Donald Scharfe

my goodness each viewing there is something else I guess you’ve gone and done it I suppose the robes are also a constraint, and the series will be everywhere if you let it on some levels of memorial Motherwell doesn’t […]

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In Memoriam: Anthony (Bud) Panzera, 1941–2020

  In the painting, a single ocean wave rolls gently towards the shore. It is a murky greenish-blue, as if it arose out of the misty background of a Leonardo. The wave is briny and heavily laden with sand as […]

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Ten Books Every Artist Should Have—and Know Well

We carry on conversations with great books over the years, and as we change, the works change with us. A must-have list of ten books for artists.

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The Screaming Child

A drawing like this involves seeing, reacting, and remembering. With the pen in continual movement, the drawing embodies a seamless coordination of hand, eye, mind, and heart.

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The Other Costa Vavagiakis

Renowned for his figures, an artist turns to the geometric bodies of cities and nighttime shadows.

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My Oil Painting Palette

There is no such thing as a correct or neutral palette. Every palette has an agenda; it aids and even encourages you to paint a certain way.

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The Quickening Image

The Quickening Image is the story of a radically new drawing technique: It incorporates both wet and dry materials, as well as both linear and painterly elements. It derives its power from juxtaposing and resolving many contradictory tendencies: drawing/painting; wet/dry; careful/spontaneous; planned/accidental.

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