Category Archive: Art Happenings

Mar 30

Arts Everyday Living: Earth Poem—A Child’s Homage to Spring

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           EARTH POEM A CHILD’S HOMAGE TO SPRING     ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ It’s Spring Again.  The earth is like a child that recites poems. Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus Belgian artist Theodoor Verstraete (1850-1907) focused on scenes  of the countryside, …

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Mar 28

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Italian Artist’s Eyes—The Art of Flirting

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH AN ITALIAN ARTIST’S EYES THE ART OF FLIRTING     ____________________ ____________________ Flirting is a woman’s trade, one must keep in practice. Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre Italian artist Pietro Rotari (1707-1762) began his career in his native country, but he also resided in …

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Mar 26

Arts Everyday Living: A Medieval Tale— The Story of Star-Crossed Lovers

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           A MEDIEVAL TALE THE STORY OF STAR-CROSSED LOVERS     ____________________ ____________________  Princesss Hellelil and her body guard Hildebrand had fallen in love but her father regarded the young soldier as an unsuitable match for his daughters and ordered his sons …

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Mar 24

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Impressionist’s Eyes-Degas & Art of Hair Combing

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DEGAS & ART OF HAIR COMBING ____________________ ____________________ I always urged my contemporaries to look for interest and inspiration in the development and study of drawing but they would not listen.  They thought the road to salvation …

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Mar 22

Arts Everyday Living: Looking Ahead to Summer—Little Girl on the Beach

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER LITTLE GIRL ON THE BEACH       ____________________ ____________________ The beaches are beautiful with whiter than white sands and the sea water is clear and inviting…Visit the inspiring museums and dwell in the world famous paintings by artists …

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Mar 20

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of an Aristocrat—On the Brink of Adulthood

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           PORTRAIT OF AN ARISTOCRAT ON THE BRINK OF ADULTHOOD     ____________________ ____________________ A beautiful body perishes but a work of art does not. Leonardo da Vinci* Although James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923) was born in the United States, the future artist …

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Mar 18

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Botanical Artist’s Eyes—Wildflowers of South Africa

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH A BOTANICAL ARTIST’S EYES WILDFLOWERS OF SOUTH AFRICA     ____________________ ____________________ None can have a healthy love of flowers unless he loves the wild ones. Forbes Watson British artist and botanical painter Marianne North (1830-1890) traveled the world, immortalizing exotic …

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Mar 16

Arts Everyday Living: A House of Cards—The Solitary Player

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A HOUSE OF CARDS THE SOLITARY PLAYER   ____________________ ____________________ A structure or plan that is insubstantial and subject to imminent collapse, as a structure made by balancing playing cards against each other. House of Cards, definition, from dictionary. com French 18th century artist Jean-Simeon …

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Mar 14

Arts Everyday Living: The World of Van Gogh–These Shoes Are Made for Walking?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE WORLD OF VAN GOGH THESE SHOES ARE MADE FOR WALKING?     ____________________ ____________________ You cannot put the same shoe on every foot. Publius Syrus* Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) not only created portraits of people, but also of the objects around …

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Mar 12

Arts Everyday Living: Summer in March–Crimson Roses, Impressionist Sunlight

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           SUMMER IN MARCH CRIMSON ROSES, IMPRESSIONIST SUNLIGHT   ____________________ ____________________ You love the roses—so do I.  I wish The sky would rain down roses…. George Eliot, Roses American Impressionist Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) created the haunting Crimson Rambler at his home near Boston, where …

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