Arty Tuesday: 6 by Hodler

Since I chose 5 last month… and I’m still giggling over my second post of horse butts, I decided to go with 6 this month. PLUS I realized that this year six of posting about art.


Lake Geneva with six swans (Genfersee mit sechs Schwänen) by Ferdinand Hodler (1914_

All works this month are from the 20th century.


Arty Tuesday: 5 by Ruppersberg

Last 5 for August… Featuring the Harvard Universal Classics… or the Dr. Eliot’s Five Foot Shelf


The New Five-Foot Shelf of Books by Allen Ruppersberg (2001)

This image reminds me that my grandmother bought this set of books for my father when he decided to go to college (the first person on that side of my family to do so). I think they’re still in storage at my parents’ house, if marauders haven’t chewed them up.

Buddy Rich & Animal

I was reading something regarding the Jazz collections at the Library of Congress and realized that I had confused Max Roach & Buddy Rich somewhere along the line. Yes they are both amazing jazz drummers, but they have really different styles. What always makes Buddy Rich stand out for me is that he was the inspiration of Animal on the Muppet Show AND they played a drum battle together in 1980.


Arty Tuesday: 5 by Hongshu

July flew by so quickly, that I only realized yesterday that the first day of August was a Tuesday. And then I realized that there were five Tuesdays this month so that was my inspiration for art this month, the number 5.


The Mountain of the Five Cataracts by Chen Hongshou (1625)

I also learned that the cataract in the title refers to “a descent of water over a steep surface; a waterfall, especially one of considerable size.” Thanks,