Category Archive: Art Happenings

May 27

Arts Everyday Living: Off the Coast of New England with an American Impressionist

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         OFF THE COAST OF NEW ENLAND WITH AN AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST       ____________________ ____________________ Duck Island is named for the migratory birds that inhabit the island.  Today the island is used as a wildlife refuge.  Earlier the island was a restricted …

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May 25

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—A Once “Lost” Painter

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A ONCE “LOST” PAINTER ____________________ ____________________ For she had eyes and chose me. William Shakespeare, Othello, Act III French artist Marie-Denise Villiers (1774-1821) was rediscovered only in the 20th century; before then, her works were attributed to other …

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May 23

Arts Everyday Living: Fluctuations and Changes of Spring—On an English Hillside

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         FLUCTUATIONS AND CHANGES OF SPRING ON AN ENGLISH HILLSIDE     ____________________ ____________________ In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.* Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) As spring approaches summer, its temperatures and weather …

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May 21

Arts Everyday Living: Gilbert Stuart in London—Skating in Hyde Park

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       GILBERT STUART IN LONDON SKATING IN HYDE PARK     ____________________ ____________________ ….on account of the excessive coldness of the weather…the day was better suited for skating than sitting for one’s portrait. William Grant Before he achieved fame for his portraits of George …

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May 19

Arts Everyday Living: Return of Frederic Bazille-Friend & Colleague of Monet & Renoir

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           RETURN OF FREDERIC BAZILLE FRIEND & COLLEAGUE OF MONET & RENOIR     ____________________ ____________________ I can’t wait to get down to work at Meric; I intend to have the girl from Saint-Sauveur sit for me….. George Bazille, Letter to his …

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May 17

Arts Everyday Living: Gustav Klimt in the Countryside—The Wonder of Trees & Roses

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         GUSTAV KLIMT IN THE COUNTRYSIDE THE WONDER OF TREES & ROSES       ____________________ ____________________ Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world.  There is always something to wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf. …

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May 15

Arts Everyday Living: A High Renaissance Narcissus—A Da Vinci Connection?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A HIGH RENIASSANCE NARCISSUS A DA VINCI CONNECTION?     ____________________ ____________________ They can romanticize us so, mirrors, and that is their secret: what a subtle torture it would be to destroy all the mirrors in the world; where then could we …

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May 13

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Mother’s Day Through the Eyes of Mary Cassatt

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY  THROUGH THE EYES OF MARY CASSATT     ____________________ ____________________ Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. George Eliot, Daniel Deronda Both American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) and British author Mary Anne Evans, professionally known as George …

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May 11

Arts Everyday Living: The Comeback of an “Unknown” French Impressionist?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE COMEBACK OF AN “UNKNOWN” IMPRESSIONIST CASTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS       ____________________ ____________________ A legendary land of rocks and castles….Holidays in the Dahner Felsenland are an invitation to dream, days without stress and traffic jam, days of rest and joy of …

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May 09

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Violin—Silver Strings of Harmony

Click on the work of art enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF THE VIOLIN SILVER STRINGS OF HARMONY     ____________________ ———————– ….the violin–that most human of all instruments. Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys Little information is available on Italian artist Giovanni Bedini (1844-1924) who was from Bologna. American writer Louisa May …

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