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Three Things: The Mother Edition

2017 May 15

In honor of all of my fellow mothers out there: let’s all take a little lie down. For a second. Because, let’s face it, that’s all we usually get.

 

Barrington Watson, Mother and Child, 1958-59. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica.

 

David Graeme Baker, July Bride, 2008. Oil on linen mounted on panel. www.davidgbakerpainting.com

 

Mary Cassatt, Breakfast in Bed, 1897. Oil on canvas. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

 

Three Things: The Birthday Balloon Edition

2017 March 7

Today marks Hazel & Wren’s sixth birthday! While we celebrate quietly amongst ourselves, let’s write about a birthday balloon (or another occasion that calls for a balloon). Cheers!

 

Julie Blackmon, Birthday Girl, from Domestic Vacations. Photograph. www.julieblackmon.com

 

Jasper Oostland, Zwarte ballon (Black balloon), 2007. Acrylic/silver foil on canvas. www.jasperoostland.com

 

David Graeme Baker, Cutout, 2013. Oil on panel. www.davidgbakerpainting.com