Egon Schiele, Standing Woman in Red
Composition with Three Male Figures (Self Portrait) by Egon Schiele, 1911
Egon Schiele, 1914 by Anton Josef Trcka
Egon Schiele_Field of Flowers_1910
chalk on paper
(AND OF COURSE) Egon Schiele - Self Portrait as St.Sebastian for a poster of an exhibition for his work 1914/15
Ever since the Renaissance, people have believed that the arrows have symbolised the artist’s brushes, and has conveyed the message through artists that “every painter paints himself”. The tip of Schiele’s arrow’s are very unusual, and none have pierced his skin, as if they are bouncing off his body- perhaps to indicate the softness of the brush.
Terminal 5 | NY | 02/26/14
the longer you look at this picture, the more you become familiar and immersed in this house, this alternate universe. that’s the best kind of picture — the kind that uses bits and pieces of your memory to create a place that you feel like you used to know, but never really did, and thus desire to see.