Monday, June 11, 2012


The Dream

he had 
all the time in his world
to paint all the aspects
of a long life

bright darkness
dark lights

frightening sights
of a complicated period

full of more than normal
full of more than just war
human fights...

Desastres de la Guerra, the plague hospital scene

Los Fusilamientos del 3 de mayo

Self portrait

Saturn (detail)

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes ( 30 March 1746–16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, and through his works was both a commentator on and chronicler of his era. The subversive and imaginative element in his art, as well as his bold handling of paint, provided a model for the work of later generations of artists…

La Maja Desnuda

Witches in The Air


  1. nice poets, as painters we capture life as it is...the dark and the light...

  2. Wonderful words for him… Although a painter never has enough time to capture it all.


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