Clinton Pittman

A recovering lawyer in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, who got a job working with octopuses at a lab in Naples, Italy during college. He spent the weekends looking at Renaissance art all over Italy, took an art class when he got back to school, and remains amazed and awed by human imagination, creativity and ingenuity.

Articles by Clinton

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa

Théodore Géricault completed The Raft of the Medusa when he was 27, and the work has become an icon of French Romanticism. It is a direct precursor...

Clinton Pittman 3 March 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Robert Delaunay, Rythmes

The picture was inspired by the round shapes that marked the return of the artist to orphism and study of harmony in painting. For Delaunay,...

Clinton Pittman 16 February 2019