Tag Archive: American art

Jul 04

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Fourth of July! The Art of Fireworks!

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! THE ART OF FIREWORKS!         ____________________ ____________________ Many ways to say goodnight. Fireworks at a pier on Fourth of July spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. They fizz in the air, touch the …

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Jun 26

Arts Everyday Living: Winslow Homer & America’s Past—Dinner in the Country

Click on the work of art to expand and enhance it.         WINSLOW HOMER & AMERICA’S PAST DINNER IN THE COUNTRY     ____________________ ____________________ I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors.  Winslow Homer* American art icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910), like his contemporaries the French Impressionists, often painted outdoors inspired by the …

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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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Apr 29

Arts Everyday Living: Winslow Homer & the Sea—Moonlight at Midnight

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         WINSLOW HOMER & THE SEA MOONLIGHT AT MIDNIGHT       ____________________ ____________________ Stars veil their beauty soon Besides the glorious moon, When her full silver light Doth make the whole earth bright. Sappho, fragment One of the leading American masters, Winslow Homer (1836-1910) …

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Apr 15

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Colleague of Cassatt–Children in Church

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH THE EYES OF A COLLEAGUE OF CASSATT CHILDREN IN CHURCH       ___________________ ____________________ When people talk, listen completely.  Most people never listen.* Ernest Hemingway Ohio born Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) was a contemporary of Mary Cassatt and like her fellow …

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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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