Tag Archive: Dutch Golden Age

Mar 27

Arts Everyday Living: Rembrandt & the Bible—A Moment of Blessing

PLEASE click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       REMBRANDT & THE BIBLE A MOMENT OF BLESSING   Rembrandt seems to have turned increasingly inward as he approached middle age, focusing on subjects more of his own choosing.  Yet portraiture remained a constant in his career, particularly the patriarchs and saints of the Bible….. …

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Feb 10

Arts Everyday Living: The Perfect Election—What if Monet were President?

PLEASE click on the works of art to ENLARGE them.     WHAT IF THE 2016 ELECTION CENTERED ON ART THE ISSUES: ABSTRACTION __________ VS. REALISM __________ OR THE BEAUTIFUL _________ VS. THE UGLY __________   HOW ABOUT MONET FOR PRESIDENT? __________   WITH RUNNING MATE MARY CASSATT? __________   FREE ACCESS TO EVERY MUSEUM __________   …

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Jul 21

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Thought—Vermeer & the World of Science

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       THE ART OF THOUGHT VERMEER & THE WORLD OF SCIENCE    A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek   ______________________ ____________________ The models of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) still remain a mystery …

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Feb 23

Arts Everyday Living: Dreaming of Vermeer—A Virtual Guide to 35 Masterpieces

BE CERTAIN to click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.        DREAMING OF VERMEER A VIRTUAL GUIDE I’m beginning a series of classes on Vermeer, so I thought it would be fun to organize a virtual guide to all 35 of his paintings in art museums throughout the world.  Actually, our …

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Jan 18

Arts Everyday Living: In the Spirit of the Art of Mindfulness—Vermeer & Cezanne

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     VERMEER & CEZANNE  IN THE SPIRIT OF THE ART OF MINDFULNESS   SPACES OF MEDITATION Some 34 paintings by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) remain, mostly female portraits in extraordinary rooms, quiet enclaves, nurturing and deepening our spirits. You might not be able to envision the …

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Oct 21

Arts Everyday Living: Deciphering Vermeer–More Elusive Women Tomorrow

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     DECIPHERING VERMEER: HIS ELUSIVE WOMEN, PART II  TOMORROW THE WAITING IS ALMOST OVER ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Oct 20

Arts Everyday Living: Deciphering Vermeer–His Elusive Women, Part I

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     DECIPHERING VERMEER: HIS ELUSIVE WOMEN, PART I  MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM Imagine a woman with the mystery of a Da Vinci and the grace of a Botticelli? Or the flirtatiousness of a Fragonard as well as the charm? Could you be dreaming of a …

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Oct 18

Arts Everyday Living: An Invitation In Art–Meeting Vermeer’s Women This Week

Click on the work of art to enlarge and enhance it.       AN INVITATION IN ART: MEETING VERMEER’S WOMEN COMING MONDAY     The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   Discover the beauty of Vermeer in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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Oct 16

Arts Everyday Living: Hitler’s Personal Gallery—Searching for Rembrandt, Part II

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.       HITLER’S PERSONAL GALLERY SEARCHING FOR REMBRANDT’S SELF PORTRAIT, PART II ____________________ Here’s the continuation of Wednesday’s blog, beginning with Self Portrait at a Window of 1648, now in the Art Institute of Chicago, created after an inexplicable 8 year gap in the artist’s series.  Rembrandt emerges …

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Jul 21

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Art Museum—Artists’ Letters to the World

Please click on the individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them.    LETTERS TO THE WORLD: A MESSAGE FROM THE ARTIST EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK   In the age of e-mail and twitter, letter writing is a dying art.  However, until just recently, corresponding with friends, family, and especially lovers on paper was a popular …

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