Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window--Where are the Morning Glories?

Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window–Where are the Morning Glories?

WOMAN IN THE WINDOW WHERE ARE THE MORNING GLORIES? Any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordiate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning. Morning Glory, definition, Dictionary.com Here’s another blog featuring the work of American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910). […]

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Childe Hassam, Harney Desert, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam in America–Exploring the Multi-Colored Desert

CHILDE HASSAM IN AMERICA EXPLORING THE MULTI-COLORED DESERT     Childe Hassam, though not an Oregonian, created some of the best known paintings of Oregon’s landscape…….. His second trip to Oregon in 1908, was primarily focused on the Harney desert in Malheur County. The Oregon Encyclopeida American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French contemporary Monet, […]

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Richard Edward Miller, Scarlet Necklace, 1914, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: At the Dressing Table Mirror—Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

  AT THE DRESSING TABLE MIRROR THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES     Jewelry is not unchanging.  Life transforms it and makes it bend to its requirements. Attributed to Coco Chanel Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943) was an American Impressionist, who created both in the United States and in France, including residing in Giverny, home of Claude […]

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John Everet Milais

Arts Everyday Living: A Scottish Song—A Girl and Her Fish, Waiting for a Sale

A SCOTTISH SONG A GIRL AND HER FISH     Buy my caller herrin,’ They’re bonnie fish and wholesome farin; Buy my caller herrin,’ New drawn frae the Forth. Scottish Song  Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896), like other fellow Pre-Raphaelite artists, often focused on the history and traditions of Great Britain, whether the Medieval past or native […]

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