Tag Archive: Holidays in art

Dec 21

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit in Art—Nativity at Midnight

PLEASE CLICK on the paintings to ENLARGE them.     NATIVITY AT MIDNIGHT HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART     And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.  And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and …

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Dec 17

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit in Art—A Renaissance Christmas with the Three Kings

PLEASE CLICK on the images below to ENLARGE and MAGNIFY them.       HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART A RENIASSANCE CHRISTMAS   When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshipped him.  Then, opening their treasures, …

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Dec 15

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit in Art—Winter Pine, Blue Moonlight

  WINTER PINE BLUE MOONLIGHT . ….the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold.* William Carlos Williams ____________________   Russian landscapist Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) may have studied and taught in the urban environment of nineteenth century St. Petersburg, but he was most fulfilled as an artist painting in the forests just outside the city.  In …

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Nov 26

Arts Everyday Living: A Thanksgiving Weekend with Norman Rockwell

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       Here’s an updated version of our 2014 Thanksgiving blog.  A THANKSGIVING WEEKEND WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL Maybe this Thanksgiving weekend, you might want to consult the Norman Rockwell Museum website below (plus a bonus), for all you ever wanted to know about his life …

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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 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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Oct 26

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Halloween with Edgar Allan Poe Tomorrow

Click on the work of art to enlarge and enhance it.     TOMORROW: VISIONS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE THE ART OF HALLOWEEN  AND THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT! ____________________     The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Jul 04

Arts Everyday Living: Happy July 4th—The Art of America in 8 Episodes

Click on the paintings and photo to enlarge or enhance them.   Happy 4th of July!  To honor the holiday, I’m spotlighting American Visions:The Epic History of Art in America, another book and TV series by Time art critic and historian, Robert Hughes 1(938-2012).  (See: July 2 blog re: The Shock of the New.) The written version is …

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Jun 16

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum—Post Father’s Day Exhibition

PLEASE CLICK on the works of art to ENLARGE them.       EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK FATHER’S DAY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES   Father’s Day, an international holiday, was celebrated yesterday from the Bahamas to Kuwait to the United States (although the date varies in other countries).  So in honor of this annual event, why …

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