Tag Archive: Dutch art

Mar 14

Arts Everyday Living: The World of Van Gogh–These Shoes Are Made for Walking?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE WORLD OF VAN GOGH THESE SHOES ARE MADE FOR WALKING?     ____________________ ____________________ You cannot put the same shoe on every foot. Publius Syrus* Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) not only created portraits of people, but also of the objects around …

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Aug 02

Arts Everyday Living: Fall Preview in August from the Van Gogh Museum

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         FALL PREVIEW IN AUGUST FROM THE VAN GOGH MUSEUM   Autumn’s the mellow time… William Allingham, Irish poet   ___________________ ____________________ Leo Gestel is often defined as a modern artist, but do you see the connection with his fellow countryman and predecessor …

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Apr 12

Arts Everyday Living: Don’t Forget the Pets—Dogs in Our Daily Lives

PLEASE be sure to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         DON’T FORGET THE PETS A PRECIOUS MOMENT   ____________________ ____________________ Not everyone’s life revolves around office or the work environment.  Instead your daily routine may center on the home, or taking care of children or other family members, …

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Jan 18

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—Judith Leyster & the Boy with a Flute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS JUDITH LEYSTER     The Dutch artist Judith Leyster, for example, was extremely successful in her day as a portrait and genre specialist.  But her reputation soon faded after her death, until 1893, when the Dutch art historian C. Hofstede de Groot …

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Apr 01

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Art Gallery–Solve the Mystery at the Museum

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.      MYSTERY AT THE MUSEUM A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY NEW 2015 EXHIBITIONS   It’s been 25 years and nearly 2 weeks since the infamous heist from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on March 18,1990. Rembrandt’s Christ in the Storm on the Sea …

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Dec 31

Arts Everyday Living: Top Art Exhibitions 2015—The Great Wave is Coming

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     AGELESS ARTISTS A PREVIEW OF TOP ART EXHIBITIONS OF 2015, II 2015 is the year of the elder artists—the trio of Rembrandt, Turner, and Hokusai—who created what are often viewed as their greatest masterpieces in their later years. Visions that attain a new dimension …

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Nov 06

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tranquility—The Impressionist Vermeer

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.      THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES   How many times has she marveled at The Blue Cup, examining with pleasure its perfect dimensions and intricate patterns. A ritual she always performs in solitude without distractions, while taking inventory of her porcelain …

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Oct 24

Arts Everyday Living: Deciphering Vermeer-His Greatest Painting & Ultimate Prize

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    DECIPHERING VERMEER:  THE ULTIMATE PRIZE This third installment on understanding the works of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) will focus on what is judged his greatest masterpiece, coveted by the 20th century’s most destructive man. ____________________ Isn’t an artist’s studio his sanctuary?  Where he …

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Oct 11

Arts Everyday Living: The Infamous Collector-Hitler’s Personal Gallery on Monday

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.   COMING MONDAY THE INFAMOUS COLLECTOR:  HITLER’S PERSONAL GALLERY       The image above is used solely for educational purposes.

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Jun 23

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Art Museum—Blue, the Heavenly Color!

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK: MAKING COLOUR   BLUE IS A HEAVENLY COLOR                                                           Wassily Kandinsky   …

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