Tag Archive: angels in art

Dec 18

Arts Everyday Living: Sounds of the Holidays—Angelic Melodies

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.   SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAYS ANGELIC MELODIES ____________________ ____________________ Music is well said to be the speech of angels. Thomas Carlyle, The Opera Both British Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) and Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) worked during the Victorian period. Angels were a favorite theme of Burne-Jones, …

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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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Dec 13

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit, A Fortnight of Celebration–An Angelic Announcement

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         STARTING TOMORROW THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT, A FORTNIGHT OF CELEBRATION   ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   Give a gift of art for  2016 with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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Apr 14

Arts Everyday Living: The Artist & Self-Healing–Klee, Inside the Hearts of Angels

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     PAUL KLEE: INSIDE THE HEARTS OF ANGELS THE ARTIST & THE ART OF SELF-HEALING, II   In this world I cannot be reached.  Since I reside easily with the dead, as with the unborn.  Somewhat closer to the heart of creation than usual. …

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Nov 16

Arts Everyday Living: Angels in Art This Week—Leonardo’s Mona Lisa of Angels

Click on the work of art to enlarge it.   The eye encompasses the beauty of the whole world. Leonardo da Vinci   Is she the Mona Lisa of angels?  Enchanting us with her expressive eyes and subtle smile? Yet, Head of a Young Woman (Study for the Angel in the “Virgin of the Rocks”) predates …

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Nov 12

Arts Everyday Living: More Angels in Art—The Artist’s Heavenly Daughter

Click on Angel to enlarge it.       If you’re an angel fan, you may already be familiar with Abbott Handerson Thayer’s celestial beings.  For Thayer (1849-1921), an American artist mainly working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was often praised for this specialty, from the somber figure gracing his memorial painting …

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Nov 11

Arts Everyday Living: Angels in Art This Week—Van Gogh’s Missing Archangel

Click on the painting to enlarge it.     …that heartbroken tenderness, that glimpse of a superhuman infinite which appears so natural then; one encounters it in many places in Shakespeare. Vincent van Gogh referring to Rembrandt’s portrayal of an angel in a letter to his brother Theo*     Just a few months after …

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Nov 10

Arts Everyday Living: Angels in Art This Week, from the Renaissance to Van Gogh

Click on the work of art to enlarge it.   TOMORROW  START THE WEEK …..WITH AN ANGEL….     William Kotarbinski (1849-1921), Seraph, circa late 19th century, St. Vladimir Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Aug 11

Arts Everyday Living: Art and Music Week—The Angel Musician from Renaissance Florence

Click on the painting to ENLARGE it.       I Heard an Angel I heard an angel singing When the day was springing, “Mercy, Pity, Peace Is the world’s release.” William Blake*         Is Musical Angel a celestial being or does he resemble more an adorable child with wings? Actually he …

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