Entries by tja

Masha, the Middle Sister

About the title: I showed Laura the painting and asked if she had any thoughts on a title, e.g., if it reminded her of any particular theatrical character from the realm of Shakespeare, etc. She said, “not Shakespeare, but Chekov,” and suggested the name Masha from his play “Three Sisters”.  Perfect. Thank you, Laura!

Feature in the DePauw Magazine and Interview

I am delighted and honored to be featured in the latest issue of the The DePauw Magazine along with other fellow artist and musician alumni. The full interview was published on “The Boulder” on DePauw’s website:https://www.depauw.edu/theboulder/…/timothy-joseph-allen-92/ Else, if you want to see how it looked in the printed magazine, you can see it here: https://issuu.com/dpupublications/docs/dpu_mag_fall_2019 My […]

Rome Salon 2019: New Works from Figurative Painters in Rome

This Friday, May 17th, 2019, months of work will come to fruition. I and Denise Melvin, a friend and fellow painter, organized the first ever ‘Rome Salon’; a group show that brings together a total of nine figurative painters in a venue perfect for the occasion: the Sala Margana located just West of Piazza Venezia. […]

Caravaggio and the Art of Subversion

The essence of the lecture focused on how a formal analysis can lead to an interpretation of a painting that is different from the implied narrative, an interpretation that can even go far enough to subvert the narrative and accompanying dogma.