One of my favorite paintings is "The Wounded Angel" by Finnish Symbolist artist Hugo Simberg:
Doing a wee bit of internet sleuthing led me to this short film (after the jump), a re-imagining of the painting by Jennifer Bardsley:
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012
If only animation remained as imaginative as it was back in 1932... The first animated short in full technicolor: "Flowers & Trees" courtesy of Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies series...
Sunday, May 20, 2012
The majority of these gorgeous postcards are the art work of Thor E. Gyger. The postcards were printed in Switzerland during the 1940s and I am completely infatuated with them...
Cornflower (part deux)
(the most unfortunate name for such a pretty flower)
and lastly... The Rose
Friday, May 18, 2012
I can't decide what the best aspect of this short B&W film is...the fact that a few guys took the time to tell a truncated story of Prohibition with stop action animation featuring Legos... or that two of the bootleggers are Spiderman & a Viking....
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Ophelia Among the Flowers c. 1905
Bouquet of Anemones c. 1910
Flowers in a Vase
Vase of Flowers c. 1910
Anemones and Lilac in a Blue Vase c. 1912