|How I paint eyes, by no means the only way or the best way.|
|Recognize these eyes? If not you likely will|
come to sometime within the next few years.
|The eyebrows have it.|
|He painted hundreds of eyes.|
|A Russian expressionist.|
|A German expressionless.|
|In the Car--the eyes say more than the painting's title|
|The Gypsy Girl, 1628-30|
|Jester with a Lute, 1623-24|
|Pain or sadness, this artist knew both.|
So did his doctor, seen here.
Pain, as seen in the eyes, is often not physical buy emotional or psychological. Likewise there is a fine line between such pain and the sadness of seeing it and feeling inadequate to alleviate the suffering as seen in the eyes at right. The painting is by one of the most famous artists who ever lived...and died, taking his own life.
|You may have these eyes in|
your wallet. Know the artist?
|No trouble naming these eyes|
or their artist.
Some eyes are so familiar to us we can identify them instantly, if not always the artist. Both artists were from the state of Pennsylvania, though they lived on opposite ends. See if you can identify the artist painting the eyes below.
|Not the artist's most famous portrait, but perhaps his best. |
Certainly they're the best eyes he ever painted.
|Hillary Clinton, Simmie Knox Frieda Kahlo Self-portrait, Rembrandt, Self-portrait|
|Kazimir Malevich Self-portrait Albrecht Durer Self-portrait In the Car, Roy Lichtenstein|
|The Gypsy Girl, Frans Hals Jester with Lute, Frans Hals Medusa, Caravaggio|
|Dr. Gachet, Vincent van Gogh, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Sully, Orange Marilyn, Andy Warhol|
|The Lady with an Ermine,|
ca. 1489-90, Leonardo