Tag Archive: French art

Feb 16

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse Lautrec and Art of Infatuation-An Anonymous L’Amour

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         TOULOUSE LAUTREC & THE ART OF INFATUATION AN ANONYMOUS L’AMOUR ____________________ ____________________ Only the figure exists.  Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec* Although  the work of French Post-Impressionist artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) is mainly …

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Jul 31

Arts Everyday Living: Victoria Dubourg’s Flowers & A Tribute from Degas

Click on the paintings to enlarge or enhance them.         VIEW THE WORK OF ART   These flowers are like the pleasures of the world. William Shakespeare*   ____________________ ____________________ AND THE ARTIST TOGETHER ____________________ ____________________ Have you heard of Victoria Dubourg (1840-1926)?  Captured above in a portrait by Impressionist Edgar Degas, she was …

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Dec 31

Arts Everyday Living: Dining in Paradise with Monet’s Neighbor-Creative Routines at Home

BE SURE to CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE and ENHANCE it.         DINING IN PARADISE WITH PIERRE BONNARD CREATIVE ROUTINES AT HOME   Bonnard’s room seems a paradise in which to dream rather than to dine.  Colors for all the senses vibrate and surprise as they multiply: lavender, tangerine, fuchsia, chartreuse, maroon, turquoise, …

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Feb 16

Arts Everyday Living: Self Portrait of a Woman Artist—A Royal Favorite

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     BEFORE THE SELFIE   A GALLERY OF SELF-PORTRAITS THIS WEEK   At 7 or 8, I remember, I made a picture by lamplight of a man with a beard which I have kept until this very day.  When my father saw it he went into …

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Dec 12

Arts Everyday Living: Celebrate Christmas at the Art Museum—Coming Soon!

PLEASE CLICK on individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them.   The holidays are definitely coming: Hanukkah begins on the 16th, while Christmas is only 2 weeks away.  Have you completed your shopping?  Mailed that long list of cards? Finalized travel plans? Decided the menu for those family meals?  Or are you behind schedule?  And …

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Nov 02

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tranquility This Week—The Therapy of Flowers

Click on the work to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES I’ll be away for several days in New York City and the surrounding area, so I won’t be able to take you on our regular virtual mini-exhibition this week.  However, starting this Sunday and through Friday, relax, decompress, …

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Oct 27

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Halloween with Edgar Allan Poe, Part I

Click on the works of art and photograph to enlarge or enhance them.   Are you in the mood for Halloween yet?  Counting the days?  Or you usually don’t care much about the holiday arriving next Friday? Whatever your state of mind, the specter of Edgar Allan Poe seems to hover over every October 31st.  Born in …

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Apr 27

Arts Everyday Living: Josephine and Napoleon—Through An Artist’s Eyes

Click on the work of art to enhance or enlarge it.       JOSEPHINE & NAPOLEON  THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES COMING TOMORROW!    He was only 26 when he met her……..       The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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May 14

Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard of This Artist? Meet Pierre Guerin and His Captivating Daughter

Click on Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter to enhance it.           Have You Heard Of This Artist? is the topic for this week, focusing on painters such as Pierre-Narcisse Guerin (1774-1833) whose name and body of works are unfamiliar to many of us now.  Guerin, though, was a renowned figure in …

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May 14

Arts Everyday Living: Chardin and the Art of Tea

Click on the painting to ENLARGE it. Tea anyone?  Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) had a genius for capturing the special moments  in everyday life. “An example is Chardin, the greatest painter of mid-eighteenth-century France.  No one has ever had surer taste in color and design. Every area, every interval, every tone, gives one the feeling of …

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