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Detail, Interior, Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights, c. 1480-1515, oil on panel, center 7’ 2½” x 6’ 4½”, wings, each 7’ 2½” x 3’ 2”, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Hieronymus Bosch’s Butt Music

Late one night, a young woman named Amelia, a college student at Oklahoma Christian University, noticed that Hieronymus Bosch painted music on the rear end of a figure in the scene of Hell in his Garden of Earthly Delights, and so … Continue reading

Walton Ford, Nila, 1999-2000, watercolor, gouache, ink, and pencil on paper, 144” x 216”, Photo by La Petite Claudine (Flickr) under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Walton Ford’s Wild Kingdom

Walton Ford’s watercolors are magnificent.  The contemporary artist paints the natural world on an enormous scale.  This watercolor of an elephant, when all twenty-two panels are placed together, is life-size.  The painting is meticulous.  The detail is exacting.  It is … Continue reading