Tag Archive: 19th century French art

Apr 03

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Perfection–A Spring Bouquet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF PERFECTION A SPRING BOUQUET      ____________________ ____________________ Never have I had more ideas about Art in my head, and yet I am forced to do flowers.  While painting them—standing before the peonies and roses—I think of Michelangelo.  This …

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Aug 12

Arts Everyday Living: Sea of Color in Late Summer–Garden Fresh Zinnias

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           A SEA OF COLOR IN LATE SUMMER GARDEN FRESH ZINNIAS   ____________________ ____________________ Zinnias sprout quickly in warm soil and can reach blooming age just a month after sowing.  They are bright and floriferous, providing a sea of color until frost. …

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Feb 22

Arts Everyday Living: Winter Intermezzo—White Poppies in February

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       WINTER INTERMEZZO WHITE POPPIES IN FEBRUARY     I tried to make a painting representing things as they are found in nature.  I put a great deal into the arrangement, but with the idea of making it look like a natural arrangement of …

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Feb 27

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Birthday Honore Daumier—Father of Political Art

Be certain to click on the work to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     FATHER OF POLITICAL SATIRE  IN ART HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAUMIER    Daumier is the Michelangelo of caricature.* Although The Legislative Belly was created in 1834, Honore Daumier’s not so complimentary rendering of French lawmakers may still resonate with many 21st century viewers. For Daumier, …

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