Tag Archive: Christmas in art

Dec 20

Arts Everyday Living: The Northern Renaissance & the Nativity of Peace

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE NORTHERN RENAISSANCE THE NATIVITY OF PEACE   ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David because he belonged to the house and line of David. …

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Dec 25

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Holidays in Art—Norman Rockwell Christmas Quiz

    Here’s a “rerun” of my Christmas 2014 blog!    NORMAN ROCKWELL CHRISTMAS QUIZ THE HOLIDAYS AT THE ART MUSEUM     Want to take a quiz on Normal Rockwell and his Christmas legacy? Although the American artist died in 1978, we still experience December 25th through his unique imagination. Yet, as you may …

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Dec 18

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Child’s Eyes—The Spirit of Christmas All Year Long

    THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS ALL YEAR LONG THROUGH A CHILD’S EYES   Christmas, children, is not a date.  It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase   ____________________ ____________________ I’ve featured the works of Swedish painter and illustrator Carl Larsson (1853-1919) in various blogs over the years including several of his 8 …

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Dec 23

Arts Everyday Living: Charles Dickens and the Art of A Christmas Carol

Please click and double click the works to enlarge or enhance them.   CHARLES DICKENS & THE ART OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL  CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM    I walked about the black streets of London, fifteen and twenty miles, many a night when all the sober folks had gone to bed. Charles Dickens to Cornelius Felton …

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Dec 17

Arts Everyday Living: Christmas at the Art Museum—The Soothing Song of Angels

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM, PART IV SONG OF THE ANGELS ____________________  ____________________ A CHILD ASLEEP (EXCERPT) ……Now he hears the angel’s voices Folding silence in the room— Now he muses deep the meaning of the Heaven-words as they come….. Elizabeth Barrett Browning …

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Dec 16

Arts Everyday Living: Christmas at the Art Museum–Monet, A Walk in the Snow

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.      CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM, PART III  MONET: A WALK IN THE SNOW  Finally the snow is here, real snow, that we haven’t seen for many years. French newspaper, December 19, 1874 Claude Monet (1840-1926)  was the champion of snowscapes among his fellow Impressionists, outperforming …

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Dec 15

Arts Everyday Living: Christmas at the Art Museum—A Swedish Norman Rockwell

PLEASE CLICK AND DOUBLE CLICK on the featured work of art.       CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM CARL LARSSON: A SWEDISH NORMAN ROCKWELL Can it really be freezing outside, just beyond popular Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s colorful dining room door?   It may be winter in his native country, but the woman and …

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Dec 14

Arts Everyday Living: Christmas at the Art Museum Starts Today at the Cloisters

PLEASE click and double click on the painitng to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSUEM THE ANNUNCIATION Take a virtual journey through the holidays during the next fortnight with a variety of paintings and other media: from religious altarpieces to Dickens’ Christmas Carol to Impressionist snowscapes.  And don’t forget to check the links connecting …

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Dec 27

Arts Everyday Living: Holidays Through an Artist’s Eyes-An Edvard Munch Xmas

    This holiday season the Norwegian Embassy’s annual Christmas gift to the United States is literally a scream!  Edvard Munch, who was born 150 years ago, may have created 4 versions of The Scream,  but his own country has outdone its most famous artist several hundred times.  For 700 miniature skriks presently decorate the …

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Dec 22

Arts Everyday Living: The Holidays Through an Artist’s Eyes—The Dance of the Nativity

          In The Nativity above, Mary bows in adoration as she enfolds the infant Jesus in swaddling cloth. Joined in this solemn ritual by a host of angels who protect and guide her: from the heavenly attendants on either side to the celestial gathering upon the roof. British painter Arthur Hughes …

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