Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude

Liam and I visited the Egon Schiele exhibition at the Courtauld Institute.  I think of him mostly for his almost grotesque, intrusive portrayals of the human form, but there's an incredible beauty to them too.  Also amazing is to look closely and see the carefully sketched pencil lines that began the drawings - the pictures feel so fresh and spontaneous, it's strange to realise just how many layers of work went into them.  It make me want to draw ...