Harp posts a fantastic image gallery and notes: "I personally think that his nude paintings are his best works, but I have included here below as many as I could find. Following Degas' advice, Sickert painted in the studio, working from drawings and memory as an escape from 'the tyranny of nature.' "
Rebecca Harp profiles painter Fausto Pirandello (1899-1975). Along with posting a large image gallery of Pirandello's paintings, she writes, "Pirandello's approach into different layers of reality, while also focusing on the mundane behind closed doors, strikes deep chords ..."
Painter Philip Koch blogs his thoughts on Vuillard's paintings of interiors: "Landscape painting might at first glance seem unrelated to Vuillard's interiors, but actually they're close cousins. Vuillard created what might be called "interior jungles" ... Anyone who's looked at the overwhelming complexity of a forest interior like those painted by a Barbizon School artist or an American like Worthington Witteredge has sensed this affinity."
Edited by artist Brett Baker, Painters' Table highlights writing from the painting blogosphere as it is published and serves as a platform for exploring blogs that focus primarily on the subject of painting.