Monday, May 9, 2011

Week 8

Word of the week:
Splenetic (adj)
1.Irritable; peevish; spiteful.
2.Of the spleen.
3.Archaic: Affected with, characterized by, or tending to produce melancholy.
Max Klinger's a glove series
This drawing is in the series "A glove", a series of etching with pen and ink in 1881. This specific piece entitled "Action". It took place in the late afternoon at an ice skating ring next to a forest. A man in the foreground is picking up a glove on the ground while a women in front of him is skating away from the viewers. In front of the women is three other people, 2 man skating with a women in the middle. The artist get his inspiration to do this series after picked up a glove from an attractive women, and from then on, he kept the glove and fantasizing about the women. 

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