Tag Archive: cats in art

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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Apr 01

Arts Everyday Living:Through the Eyes of A Lautrec Rival–A Cat of Montmartre, Paris

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       THROUGH THE EYES OF A LAUTREC RIVAL A CAT OF MONTMARTRE, PARIS       ____________________ ____________________ When my cats aren’t happy, I’m not happy.  Not because I care about their mood but because I know they’re just sitting there thinking up ways …

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Oct 29

Arts Everyday Living: The Millionairess & Her 42 Cats

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE MILLIONAIRESS AND HER 42 CATS   ____________________ ____________________ No heaven will not ever Heaven be Unless my cats are there to welcome me… Author Unknown Austrian painter Carl Kahler (1855-1906) probably faced his biggest challenge as an artist, when he was commissioned …

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Oct 05

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Cat—Spirits Come to Earth?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH THE EYES OF SUZANNE VALADON THE ARTIST’S CAT     ____________________ ____________________ I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.  A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. Jules Verne* Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a …

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Aug 30

Arts Everyday Living: Nature’s Enigma—The Elusive Cat

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       NATURE’S ENIGMA THE ELUSIVE CAT     ____________________ ____________________ What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing of the origin and destiny of cats? Henry David Thoreau Swedish artist Bruno Liljefors (1860-1939) is primarily  known for his wildlife paintings, although the …

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Nov 07

Arts Everyday Living: Animals in Art This Week–Have You Seen Renoir’s Kittens?

      ANIMALS IN ART HAVE YOU SEEN RENOIR’S KITTENS?   A kitten is the delight of a household.  All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor. Champfleury*   ____________________ ____________________ Impressionist master Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) must have been partial to the feline members of the animal realm including …

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Jun 18

Arts Everyday Living: Looking Through a Japanese Artist’s Window-The Divine Cat

      THE DIVINE CAT THROUGH A JAPANESE ARTIST’S WINDOW   A cat is only technically an animal, being divine. Robert Wilson Lynd ____________________ ____________________ Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)  was one of the giants of ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”), immortalizing everyday life during the Edo period.  A highly prolific artist, his series of woodblock …

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Jul 09

Arts Everyday Living: Cats, Cats, and More Cats—Through an Artist’s Eyes

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.        CATS, CATS, AND MORE CATS: THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Looking for images of cats in Western art on the internet was not as easy a process compared to dogs.  (See: Dogs in Art, July 7.)  In fact, on wikiarts, the ratio of dogs to …

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