Acrylic on canvas
12 x 16 inches
Barbara Muir © 2014We had a wonderful model at my art group tonight --
a young graphic designer. He was excellent at
holding a pose, and delightfully engaging and funny in the
All in all today was a great day in art. I went to the Art
Gallery of Ontario, heard a wonderful lecture about the Group
of Seven in the Canadian Gallery, and went to the show
The Great Upheaval: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim
Collection on now until March 2. I stood in awe in front
of the Kandinskys -- my favorite paintings in the exhibition.
The exhibition focuses on paintings created between
1910 and 1918, a time of great change in artistic expression.
If you're in Toronto between now and March 2, I
recommend that you check it out.
A big thank you to the model, Daniel, for being such
an instant inspiration. The artists in our art group
were debating what he looked like. I voted for Renaissance
Florentine prince, but people had many ideas about his
Have an enjoying-the-drama-in-your-painting day.