I recently learned about this painting when reading The Lady in Gold, an account of the artist Gustav Klimt and the era in Vienna when he painted, as well as the resulting history of the painting when it was among the many artworks stolen from Jewish families during WWII. Continue reading Looking for Klimt elements from my stash.
Begin – Beaded Fragment Assemblage In true Begrinner style, I often start making before I know what I’m making. It has been a good way to learn new techniques, and often, one thing leads to another, and I end up with a finished piece of art. I also end up with little starts and orphaned elements. Today I “shopped” my pile of fragments for odds … Continue reading Using bits and pieces