Edward Hopper at his Cape Cod home, with his wife Josephine in the background, 1960 “That’s what we do…He sits in his spot and looks at the hills all day, and I look at the ocean, and when we meet there’s controversy, controversy, controversy."  Josephine Hopper, Edward Hopper’s wife. [via Smithsonian Magazine - July 2007]

Edward Hopper at his Cape Cod home, with his wife Josephine in the background, 1960 “That’s what we do…He sits in his spot and looks at the hills all day, and I look at the ocean, and when we meet there’s controversy, controversy, controversy." Josephine Hopper, Edward Hopper’s wife. [via Smithsonian Magazine - July 2007]

Kramsztyk, Roman (1885-1942) - 1919 Portrait of the Poet Jan Lechon (National Museum, Krakow, Poland) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Kramsztyk, Roman (1885-1942) - 1919 Portrait of the Poet Jan Lechon (National Museum, Krakow, Poland) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Matisse, paper cutting. We both love Matisse, especially the cut paper works of his latter days. I actually made two quilts based on those artworks.

Matisse, paper cutting. We both love Matisse, especially the cut paper works of his latter days. I actually made two quilts based on those artworks.

Albert Irvin, the painter, who has died aged 92, started out in the 1950s as a figurative artist of the kitchen sink school, but after discovering Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko at a famous Tate exhibition in 1956 he reinvented himself as an exponent of a dazzlingly vigorous abstract expressionism, becoming one of Britain’s most respected abstract artists.

Albert Irvin, artist - obituary

Albert Irvin, the painter, who has died aged 92, started out in the 1950s as a figurative artist of the kitchen sink school, but after discovering Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko at a famous Tate exhibition in 1956 he reinvented himself as an exponent of a dazzlingly vigorous abstract expressionism, becoming one of Britain’s most respected abstract artists.

Waldersten's studio ( http://mialinnman.blogspot.com/2012/02/walderstens-studio.html )

Waldersten's studio ( http://mialinnman.blogspot.com/2012/02/walderstens-studio.html )

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