For those not so interested in art (say it ain't so) you might be more interested in:
My review of The Provincial Lady in London by E.M. Delafield
My review of Requiem for a Wren by Nevil Shute
A particularly popular post on what might constitute American cozy.
Now, on to the paintings. The brilliant German painter Gerhard Richter has an amazing range of technique and style. The first one below shows his amazing abilities in photo realism. The other three are from what I refer to as his fuzzy photo realist period.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
|Woman Descending the Staircase|
The Art Institute of Chicago
Carre d'Art-Musee d'Art contemporain de Nimes