Tag Archive: art appreciation

Jul 20

Arts Everyday Living: Edvard Munch’s Ideal—Portrait of Eva, the Soul of Beauty

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         EDVARD MUNCH’S IDEAL PORTRAIT OF EVA, THE SOUL OF BEAUTY     ____________________ ____________________ There will be pictures of real people who breathed, suffered, felt, loved. Edvard Munch, St. Cloud Manifesto, 1889 Women were an essential part of the art of Edvard Munch (1863-1941); …

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Jul 18

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Child–Through the Eyes of an American Folk Artist

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           PORTRAIT OF A CHILD THROUGH THE EYES OF AN AMERICAN FOLK ARTIST     ____________________ ____________________ Since 1961, the American Folk Art Museum has been shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications and educational programs….Its collection …

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Jul 16

Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent & Friends in the Garden of an Italian Villa

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           JOHN SINGER SARGENT & FRIENDS IN THE GARDEN OF AN ITALIAN VILLA   ____________________ ____________________ You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. John Singer Sargent* American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a virtuoso of the …

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Jul 14

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Loafing—Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF LOAFING THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES       ____________________ ____________________ Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing. Attributed to E.W. Howe Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931) was a French Impressionist, exhibiting in several of their group shows; he …

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Jul 12

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Portrait—The Doomed King Times Three

Click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.         THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT THE DOOMED KING     ____________________ ____________________ King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1600-1649). His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated.  He was tried for treason and …

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Jul 10

Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam, America’s Monet–In a French Garden

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           CHILDE HASSAM, AMERICA’S MONET IN A FRENCH GARDEN   ____________________ ____________________ Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impressions which nature makes upon the eye and brain. Childe Hassam* I’ve done several blogs on American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) over …

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Jul 08

Arts Everyday Living: The White Cat—A Refuge from the Trials of Life

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE WHITE CAT A REFUGE FROM THE TRIALS OF LIFE   ____________________ ____________________ There are two means of  refuge from the miseries of life.  Music and cats. Albert Schweitzer It is rare when so little information is available about the artist and …

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Jul 06

Arts Everyday Living: Impressionist Eva Gonzales—A Taste for Dessert Apples

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           IMPRESSIONIST EVA GONZALES A TASTE FOR DESSERT APPLES     ____________________ ____________________ A small, crisp variety of dessert apples, brightly flushed and formally much valued for their decorative qualities. Pommes d’Api, translation and definition, Oxford Dictionaries Eva Gonzales (1849-1883), like her …

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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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Jul 02

Arts Everyday Living: The Meeting of East & West—A Profile of Loveliness

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE MEETING OF EAST & WEST A PROFILE OF LOVELINESS   ____________________ ____________________ The building of the Pola Museum was envisioned on the basis of a “symbiosis between Hakone’s natural beauty and the works of art” concept. Pola Museum Website Set in …

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