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Anthony de Feo

Screenwriter; art-lover; barrel-rider.

    Stories By Anthony de Feo

    • Ancient Egypt

      The Lifelike Death Fayum Portraits of Roman Egypt

      By November 21, 2020

      Though they are often referred to as “Fayum portraits” – taking their title from the location of a region in Egypt where Pharaoh Amenemhat III’s mortuary temple once stood – they came from various places across...

    • 20th century

      Still lifes Too Vivid To Be Real- Imagined Realism in Luigi Lucioni’s Art

      By April 20, 2018

      For some people, realism is defined by painting what they see. For Luigi Lucioni, it meant painting what he thought was there. Luigi Lucioni’s art was an imagined realism, a reflection of his own perception of...

    • 20th century

      Frederick Stuart Church: Painter of Harmony

      By February 12, 2018

      A lifetime of training could not have prepared Frederick Stuart Church for 1863. But his works of fantasy that came after clung to and perhaps even dictated national Romantic bent: idyllic portraits of women and animals...

    • 20th century

      The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

      By November 24, 2017

         The landscape of Long Island, New York drew a host of American Impressionists and their associates from the late nineteenth century and into the early twentieth. The Shinnecock School, the first en plein air art...

    • Architecture

      Art Creating Art: Old Westbury Gardens

      By June 19, 2017

      cWhen Jay Phipps and Margarita Grace married on November 4th, 1903, they wed at Battle Abbey in East Sussex, England. There the 1066 Battle of Hastings ended with the Saxons’ defeat at the hands of William...

    • 20th century

      The Prismatic Glass Tiles of Frank Lloyd Wright

      By May 3, 2017

      Early in his career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright – the most famous pioneer of the Prairie School style at the turn of the twentieth century – experimented with a host of organic designs. He was...

    • Artists' Stories

      Ogunquit Artist Colony: The Painter’s Paradise

      By April 18, 2017

      The Abenaki people native to southern Maine knew of their homeland’s allure long before their European successors. The word “ogunquit” – which became the name of a small shipbuilding community on the state’s southern border –...

    • Just Weird

      Scrimshaw: True American Art

      By April 13, 2017

      Despite the enormity of whales, those pursuing them could go weeks, even months at a time without seeing a single one. With all that time between hunts, sailors needed something to occupy their hands. From boredom...

    • Artists' Stories

      The (Not So) Simple Style of Emil Carlsen

      By April 8, 2017

      Emil Carlsen was, for roughly the first forty years of his life, poor and relatively unknown. After all, he rejected the growing appeal of florid color and captured, fleeting light that predominated modern Impressionist taste. Instead,...

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