Tag Archive: Art Nouveau

Dec 12

Arts Everyday Living: Gustav Klimt, a Baby, & the Multi-Colored Quilts

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       GUSTAV KLIMT A BABY & THE MULTI-COLORED QUILTS   ____________________ ____________________ He lay within a warm, soft world Of motion.  Colors bloomed and fled…. Stephen Vincent Benet, Portrait of a Baby Babies are not the subjects usually associated with Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) …

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Sep 29

Arts Everyday Living: Parisian Posters-Through the Eyes of Lautec’s Rival

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           PARISIAN POSTERS THROUGH THE EYES OF LAUTREC’S RIVAL   ____________________ ____________________ A design style of late nineteenth century origin characterized especially by sinuous lines and foliate forms. Art Nouveau, definition, Merriam Webster Dictionary French artist Georges de Feure (1868-1943) may not have …

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Oct 11

Arts Everyday Living: Gustav Klimt and the Golden Lady are Coming

      KLIMT’S PORTRAIT OF ADELE BLOCH-BAUER ARRIVING TUESDAY   But today, visit a moment with the elegant Marie Breunig, an earlier subject of Vienna’s greatest artist. ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   And revitalize yourself with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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Aug 20

Arts Everyday Living: Art Nouveau This Week—Meet the Incomparable Tiffany

PLEASE click on the painting and goblet to ENLARGE them.     ART NOUVEAU THIS WEEK MEET LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY __________ I have always striven to fix beauty in wood, stone, glass or pottery, in oil or watercolor, by using whatever seemed fittest for the expression of beauty, that has been my creed. Louis Comfort Tiffany …

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Aug 16

Arts Everyday Living: Art Nouveau This Week—The Beauty & the Zodiac

        ART NOUVEAU THIS WEEK THE BEAUTY & THE ZODIAC A style of decorative art, architecture, and design prominent in western Europe and the United States from about 1890 until World War I and characterized by intricate linear designs and flowing curves based on natural forms. Art Nouveau, definition from Oxford Dictionaries …

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Mar 09

Arts Everyday Living: Birds in Art—the Peacock Rises in Spring

PLEASE click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.   THE PEACOCK RISES IN SPRING  BIRDS IN ART   Spring, at least according to the calendar, is almost here if you live in the Northern hemisphere. In spite of the unusually frigid temperatures and blanket of snow, the birds have still been arriving, sometimes …

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Feb 17

Arts Everyday Living: Portrait of a Doomed Artist—Klimt’s Style, Van Gogh’s Fate

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.      BEFORE THE SELFIE: A GALLERY OF SELF PORTRAITS, PART II   Vsevolod Maksymovych, in the remarkable self-portrait below, was only 21 when he committed suicide in 1914, after the unsuccessful showing of his one man exhibition.* HIs work is generally compared to Art Nouveau innovator Aubrey …

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Feb 02

Arts Everyday Living: Celebrities in Art—The Divine Sarah, A Double Life

Click on the works of art to ENLARGE and ENHANCE them.       I’ll keep them dangling.  They’ve tortured me all my life, now I’ll torture them.*                                                                               Sarah Bernhardt, Comment on reporters awaiting her death, 1923   Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) would probably be the rival of any media star today.  For decades, from the late …

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Sep 04

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Book, III—Dreams of Queens and Polar Bears

Click on the work of art to enhance it.   Everything about her was white, glistening and shining…                                                                      The Dreamer of Dreams           She’s the Ice Maiden, accompanied by her gentle polar bears, in an arctic realm touching the stars. A regal fantasy, luminous in the the cold midnight …

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Sep 01

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Book, Part I—King Arthur & Excalibur

Click on Excalibur in the Lake illustration below to enlarge it.     “Therefore,” said Arthur unto Sir Bedivere, “take thou Excalibur my good sword and go with it to yonder water side, and when thou comest there    I charge thee throw my sword in that water, and come again and tell me what …

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