Tag Archive: American art

Feb 14

Arts Everyday Living: A Valentine from Winslow Homer? A Hidden Love?

Click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         A VALENTINE FROM WINSLOW HOMER? A HIDDEN LOVE?       There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.* George Sand ——————– ____________________ ____________________ American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was very guarded about his private affairs, yet Portrait of …

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Dec 02

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Brother—Rubens by Rembrandt

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             PORTRAIT OF MY BROTHER RUBENS BY REMBRANDT ____________________ ____________________ A biologist whose specialty is plants—the way they grow, the differences between them, and everything else that has do with plant science. Definition of a botanist, vocabulary.com Dictionary This portrait by …

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Nov 26

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Storytelling—Listening to The Jungle Book

BE SURE to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         THE ART OF STORYTELLING LISTENING TO THE JUNGLE BOOK ____________________ ____________________ It is the hardest thing in the world to frighten a mongoose, because he is eaten up from nose to tail with curiosity.  The motto of all the mongoose family …

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Nov 18

Arts Everyday Living: A Day in November—In the Quiet of the Woods

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A DAY IN NOVEMBER IN THE QUIET OF THE WOODS   ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ How quiet the woods are today….not a murmur except the soft wind purring in the tree tops!  It sounds like surf on a faraway shore. L. M. Montgomery, On …

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Nov 12

Arts Everyday Living: Americans & the Belle Epoque–Paris to the Riviera

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         AMERICANS & THE BELLE EPOQUE FROM PARIS TO THE RIVIERA   ____________________ ____________________ An era of artistic and cultural refinement in a society, especially in France from the late 19th century until the beginning of World War I. Definition of Belle Epoque, …

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Nov 02

Arts Everyday Living: For the Love of Autumn–In the Hudson River Valley

Click on the work of arts to expand or enhance it.       FOR THE LOVE OF AUTUMN THE HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL PAINTERS   We love the things we love for what they are. Robert Frost, Hyla Brook Perhaps New England poet laureate Robert Frost (1874-1963) was reflecting on the many moods of autumn, a season that inspired …

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Oct 13

Arts Everyday Living: Bierstadt and the Magnificence of Autumn Long Ago

BE SURE to click on the work of art ENLARGE it!         ALBERT BIERSTADT THE MAGNIFICENCE OF AUTUMN LONG AGO     ____________________ ____________________ The magnificent beauty of the natural world is a manifestation of the mysterious natural laws that will forever be obscured from us. Albert Bierstadt Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) was one …

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Oct 03

Arts Everyday Living: Winslow Homer & the Falling Leaves of New England

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THROUGH THE EYES OF WINSLOW HOMER THE FALLING LEAVES OF NEW ENGLAND     ____________________ ____________________ How beautifully leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs* Both artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) and author …

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Sep 23

Arts Everyday Living: Art of Angels—Tribute to Robert Louis Stevenson

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THE ART OF ANGELS A TRIBUTE TO ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON   ____________________ ____________________ You can kill the body but not the spirit. Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island American painter Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921) is remembered for his depiction of angels, like the …

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Sep 21

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Autumn Arriving Tomorrow

PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         THE ART OF AUTUMN ARRIVING TOMORROW     In Heaven, it is always Autumn.* John Donne, Occasional Mercies ____________________   Julian Onderdonk was am American Impressionist who worked mainly in Texas; John Donne (1572-1631) continues to be esteemed as an important English poet. …

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