Was Frédéric Bazille Gay?

Frédéric Bazille “Self-Portrait with Palette,” 1865, The Art Institute of Chicago. – – Was Frédéric Bazille Gay?    ~ by OneMoreOption Who Was Frédéric Bazille? Frédéric Bazille was one of the first Impressionist painters.  Bazille came from a wealthy family.  He used his wealth to generously provide financial support and studio space for his close friends…

José Ladrönn’s The Spirit Covers – A Sober Hero Fighting Losing Battles

The above artwork is by José Ladrönn. José Ladrönn’s The Spirit Covers – A Sober Hero Fighting Losing Battles ~ by OneMoreOption Few modern illustrators, in any medium, comparably tell as much of a story as José Ladrönn tells in his covers.  Ladrönn’s version of Will Eisner’s hero “The Spirit” is not a standard super-powered…

Why I Admire Bisexuals

The above artwork, titled “Relapse,” is by Louie Metz. (Click on the image if you wish to view it much larger.) louiemetz.com © All rights reserved by Louie Metz. Commentary:  Louie Metz is an extraordinary artist.  I’m confident he and I do not perceive the world similarly.  I became aware of Metz’ work and the specific…