The Black Model, Portraits, Naming and Renaming

Comments and translation regarding the renaming of Marie-Guillemine Benoist’s “Portrait d’une négresse”, a.k.a. “Portrait de Madeleine.” This as regards the show “Le modèle noir de Géricault à Matisse” (Musée d’Orsay), earlier known as “Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today.” The comments also touch on Degas’s “Petite Danseuse” and work by Thomas Eakins, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, and the piece includes charcoal drawings by William Eaton.

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Nudes

Ah nudes. Here shown are just a very few of the drawings and paintings of nudes that William Eaton has been working on. These drawings and others can be purchased from the artist using the contact form below. See more images via Montaigbakhtinian.com.

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Surviving the Twenty-First Century (the book)

Parenting, Corporate Thievery, Aging, Technology, Ideals – one might easily feel overwhelmed. With a unique approach to the personal, the political and the intellectual, William Eaton’s essays keep asking: “How might we live?” Excerpts from Amazon 5-star reviews: “William Eaton thoughtfully and gracefully examines his experiences as father, wage earner, consumer, citizen, dreamer, ethicist. (Spoiler…

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From photos/artworks

A very few of the drawings and paintings that William Eaton has been working on. These drawings and others can be purchased from the artist using the contact form below. Many more images are visible at Montaigbakhtinian.com. After Picasso, Portrait of Marie-Thérèse Walter, 1936 After Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky) Untitled 1927, in the collection of…

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Cut-outs

Inspired by Matisse of course. But also exploring, exploring . . . These and other works can be purchased from the artist using the contact form below. Many more images are visible at Montaigbakhtinian.com.    

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