Robert Ryman, Surface Veil, 22 x 29 inches, oil on fiberglass with waxed paper frame and masking tape. Collection SFMOMA. "The real purpose of painting is to give pleasure." –Robert Ryman When one's thoughts turn to the topic of white
robert ryman - Robert Ryman (born May 30, 1930) is an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual art. He is best known for abstract, white-on-white paintings. He lives and works in New York.
Botticelli's drawing for Dante's Divine Comedy. ‘Paradiso II’; Dante and Beatrice in the sphere of the moon, with Beatrice explaining the nature of the heavens Illustration by Sandro Botticelli, circa 1490