Tag Archives: Giorgio de Chirico

Bins, ne’er-do-wells, charcoal and pencil…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bamboo red, bamboo, brown, bamboo orange, bamboo violet, bamboo green, bamboo turquoise, and punk pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> They come every two weeks, or rather every week, but alternately; the choice is black … Continue reading

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Red lips and phone boxes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Mozart mauve, Beethoven brown, Prokofiev pink, Brahms beige, Haydn heliotrope, and Rimsky-Korsakov russet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good god! Look at the red on those lips!… Yes, about a week ago I was sliding … Continue reading

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18th c. copy and paste…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: frosty, ornithic, irenic, chaffing, azygous, lateritious, and spongy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’ve always warmed to artists with funny names – László Moholy-Nagy, Karl Schmidt-Rotluff, Richard Dadd, Pauline Boty, Giorgio de Chirico, Otto Dix, … Continue reading

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Daftness in the workshop…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mazurka – come on, let’s skip around the kitchen clapping our hands!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I do like to have a clock in my little workshop; well, you don’t want to be wearing a … Continue reading

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Grumpy Stella pops round…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s snapshot is the one of me punching Salvador Dali on the nose in a Paris cafe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘de Chirico Copy’ 2009 – pencil on paper, about 24″ x 17″. (G.d.C.) ‘Get the kettle on David, … Continue reading

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Guffaw stifling…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the golf ball landing messily in the archbishop’s bowl of cream of mushroom soup. Oh, how we stifled our guffaws… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here on the left is a picture I took … Continue reading

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