Tag Archive: art of flowers

May 29

Arts Everyday Living:The Art of Fabulous Geraniums by Degas’ Impressionist Friend

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THE FABULOUS GERANIUMS THROUGH THE EYES OF DEGAS’ IMPRESSIONIST FRIEND     ____________________ ____________________ Such geraniums! It does not become us poor mortals to be vain—but really, my geraniums! Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village I wish I could discover the …

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Apr 03

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Perfection–A Spring Bouquet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF PERFECTION A SPRING BOUQUET      ____________________ ____________________ Never have I had more ideas about Art in my head, and yet I am forced to do flowers.  While painting them—standing before the peonies and roses—I think of Michelangelo.  This …

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Feb 02

Arts Everyday Living: Blooming Fantasy—Les Fleurs in a Turquoise Vase

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             BLOOMING FANTASY LES FLEURS IN A TURQUOISE VASE     ____________________ ____________________ …Colors contain a joy which relaxes me, besides, they sway me toward something different and new. Odilon Redon French artist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) is often categorized as a …

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Oct 21

Arts Everyday Living: Monet and the Art of Autumn–Connoisseur of Flowers

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             MONET & THE ART OF AUTUMN CONNOISSEUR OF FLOWERS     _____________________ ____________________ Nothing in the whole world is of interest to me but my painting and my flowers. Claude Monet* *From Monet: Discovering Art by K.E. Sullivan. Explore another interpretation …

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Jul 05

Arts Everyday Living: Inside Gauguin’s Imagination–Nasturtiums, Multi-Colored Sensations

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           INSIDE GAUGUIN’S IMAGINATION NASTURTIUMS, MULTI-COLORED SENSATIONS     ____________________ ____________________ Painting is the most beautiful of all arts.  In it, all sensations are condensed….* Paul Gauguin *Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), from Notes Synthetiques. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Jun 23

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Contemplation—The Mind, the Spirit, and a Perfect Corner of the World

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE ART OF CONTEMPLATION THE MIND, THE SPIRIT AND A PERFECT CORNER OF THE WORLD       ____________________ Art is contemplation.  It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and there divines the spirit of which …

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Jun 11

Arts Everyday Living: Tomorrow is Another Day–Art of New Beginnings

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY THE ART OF NEW BEGINNINGS   _____________________ ____________________ Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it. L.M. Montgomery, Anee of Green Gables ____________________ The above image is used solely for educational …

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May 06

Arts Everyday Living: A Moment of Meditation—The Sound of Flowers

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A MOMENT OF MEDITATION THE SOUND OF FLOWERS     ____________________ ____________________ The Temple bell stops when I hear the sound coming out of flowers. Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Turn your home into a gallery …

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