Anthony de Feo

Screenwriter; art-lover; barrel-rider.

Articles by Anthony

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

Design

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 10 June 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

Ancient Art

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

Artist Stories

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

Artist Stories

The Last Landscape of William Langson Lathrop

[caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="620"] William Langson Lathrop, September 21st, 1938, private collection[/caption]    The...

Anthony de Feo 24 November 2017

Architecture

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

Art Travels

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” - which...

Anthony de Feo 18 April 2017

Artist Stories

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