Anthony de Feo
Screenwriter; art-lover; barrel-rider.
Articles by Anthony
The Prismatic Glass Tiles of Frank Lloyd Wright
Early in his career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright – the famous pioneer of the Prairie School style at the turn of the 20th century –...
Anthony de Feo 9 November 2022
Still Lifes Too Vivid to Be Real – Imagined Realism in Luigi Lucioni’s Art
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...
Anthony de Feo 15 August 2021
Scrimshaw: True American Art
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...
Anthony de Feo 4 June 2021
The Lifelike Death Fayum Portraits of Roman Egypt
Though they are often referred to as “Fayum portraits” – taking their title from the location of a region in Egypt where Pharaoh...
Anthony de Feo 21 November 2020
Frederick Stuart Church: Painter of Harmony
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...
Anthony de Feo 12 February 2018
The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop
William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection The landscape of Long Island, New York drew a host of American Impressionists...
Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017
Art Creating Art: Old Westbury Gardens
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...
Anthony de Feo 19 June 2017
Ogunquit Artist Colony: The Painter’s Paradise
The Abenaki people native to southern Maine knew of their homeland’s allure long before their European successors. The word “ogunquit” –...
Anthony de Feo 18 April 2017
The (Not So) Simple Style of Emil Carlsen
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...
Anthony de Feo 8 April 2017