Tag Archive: Baroque art

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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Jun 22

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Horse & Rider—A Spiritual and Physical Bond

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE ART OF HORSE & RIDER A SPIRITUAL AND PHYSICAL BOND       ____________________ ____________________ They knew instinctively that a man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically better than a man on foot. John Steinbeck, The Red Pony Baroque …

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Mar 10

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Italian Artist’s Eyes—The Art of Heavenly Music

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH AN ITALIAN ARTIST’S EYES THE ART OF HEAVENLY MUSIC   ____________________ ____________________ Saint Cecilia is regarded as the patroness of music, because she heard heavenly music in her heart when she was married, and is represented with an organ…. Saints …

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Mar 03

Arts Everyday Living: Golden Melodies in Art—-Woman Playing a Lute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       GOLDEN MELODIES IN ART WOMAN WITH A LUTE   Thou art my lute, by thee I sing,— My being is attuned to thee. Thou settest all my words-a-wing, And meltest me to melody. Paul Laurence Dunbar   ____________________ ____________________ Italian Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) …

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Feb 20

Arts Everyday Living: Lost Loves in Art—Peter Paul & Isabella Rubens, A Bride and Groom

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       LOST LOVES IN ART A BRIDE AND GROOM     The Woodbine or the Honeysuckle represents True Love or Steadfastness of Affection. Graham’s American Monthly Magazine, 1813   ____________________ ____________________ Self-portraits by artists are common, but portrayals like Rubens and Isabella Brant, the Honeysuckle Bower …

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Aug 06

Arts Everyday Living: In Memoriam—To Cecil the Lion, Through an Artist’s Eyes

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     TO CECIL: IN MEMORIAM THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES   Nearly a century ago, there were as many as 200,000 lions living in the wild in Africa.  Today the most recent surveys estimate that there are fewer than 30,000 lions in the wild…. Panthera* ____________________ …

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Jul 18

Arts Everyday Living: Caravaggio—Master of Light and Darkness

BE CERTAIN to click and double click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.   WHAT IS ART? THE SPIRITUALITY OF LIGHT     To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts–such is the duty of the artist. Robert Schumann ____________________ ____________________ Before Baroque master Caravaggio (1571-1610?) fled Rome for murdering a man, he was …

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Apr 03

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Gallery—Art of the Madonna, Easter Prelude

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    THE ART OF THE MADONNA  A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY  NEW 2015 EXHIBITIONS   Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea, with its more than 60 interpretations of the Madonna from a host of international museums, is a moving prelude to the arrival of Easter on Sunday. Just …

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May 18

Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard of This Artist? E. Le Sueur & the Charismatic Young Man

Click on the work of art to enhance it.       A single figure by him is a perfect harmony of line and effect….*. Eugene Delacroix       In the quote above, Eugene Delacroix, one of the most influential artists of nineteenth century France, is referring to the genius of  Eustache Le Sueur …

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Apr 26

Arts Everyday Living: The Ultimate Self-Portrait—Rembrandt, An Autobiography in Art

Click on the works of art to enlarge them.     Have you ever actually wondered who you are? Have you considered creating your own self-portrait? But where do you start?  Perhaps you might follow the pathway of Rembrandt who began by simply looking in the mirror, initially as a novice painter, probably using his …

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