Friday, June 10, 2005

A Great New Charles Williams

Duane's cool post (linking me with my more illustrious namesake) got me thinking. It got me thinking about Charles Williams's. There are quite a few Charles Williams's here and there (if you include the more casually-monikered Charlies), and while doing a quick Google for the most famous of all (in noir circles), I found this guy.

How could I go all this time without knowing about him? I'm no art expert (though I did get an "A level" in the subject, don't you know), but I think those paintings are fucking great. He goes right into my all time top ten artists, alongside Bosch, Vettriano, and Chris Garratt. I hope he doesn't mind, but I feel I must put one of his paintings right here:

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