Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Kees van Dongen

While at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg I bought 2 prints I am going to have framed by Kees van Dongen. I can't wait to have them hanging in my living room-- they're going to look fantastic hanging over my reddish-orangish couch.

Red dancer

Woman With Black hat

More later.... I am pressed for time this morning.

1 comment:

lighterate said...

lucky you.

the Hermitage looks amazing. I went to a Matisse exhibition at the Royal Academy in London a few years ago and about ten of the works were borrowed from the Hermitage.

How did a Soviet controlled gallery end up with so many quality Matisse works? He does not seem to be anything that a socialist government would be interested in, too, too bright and cheerful for them. And yet...