Tag Archive: Impressionism

Jan 29

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Impressionist’s Eyes—Day After the Winter Storm

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES DAY AFTER THE WINTER STORM   ____________________ ____________________ When it snows, shovel or make snow angels. Author Unknown When Hans Olde (1855-1917) was studying painting in Paris in the late nineteenth century, he soon became an enthusiastic …

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Jan 03

Arts Everyday Living: Mary Cassatt’s Special Model—Portrait of Girl in Flower Bonnet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           MARY CASSATT’S SPECIAL MODEL PORTRAIT OF MARGOT IN A BONNET     ____________________ ____________________ Childhood is the world of miracles or magic.  It is as if creation rose luminously out of the night, all new and fresh and astonishing. Eugene Ionesco, Present …

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Oct 05

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Cat—Spirits Come to Earth?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH THE EYES OF SUZANNE VALADON THE ARTIST’S CAT     ____________________ ____________________ I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.  A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. Jules Verne* Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a …

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Aug 16

Arts Everyday Living: On the Beach with Monet—The Coming Storm

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           ON THE BEACH WITH MONET THE COMING STORM     Monet’s studies of the sea with the waves breaking on the cliffs are the truest marines I know. J. K. Huysmans, 1881* ____________________ ____________________   ____________________ *J.K. Huysmans (1848-1907) was a French …

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Jun 21

Arts Everyday Living: A Song of Summer—-Red & White Parasols by the Sea

Be sure to click on the work of art to ENLARGE it.   A SONG OF SUMMER A MEETING BY THE SEA ____________________ ____________________ In summer, the song sings itself. William Carlos Williams* *An American twentieth century poet, 1883-1963 The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Mar 13

Arts Everyday Living: Sailing with Renoir—Lost in the Sunset, Beyond the Shore

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         SAILING WITH RENOIR LOST IN THE SUNSET, BEYOND THE SHORE   One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the distant shore. Andre Gide ____________________ ____________________ Impressionist great Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) did not confine …

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Mar 05

Arts Everyday Living: A Russian Impressionist’s Garden—Jewel of the Black Sea Coast

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A RUSSIAN IMPRESSIONIST’S GARDEN JEWEL OF THE BLACK SEA COAST   A garden isn’t meant to be useful.  It’s a joy. Margaret Rumer Godden ____________________ ____________________ By the time Russian artist Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) visited Paris in 1885 for the first …

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Oct 28

Arts Everyday Living: Gilded Age’s John Singer Sargent & the Art of Glamour

      JOHN SINGER SARGENT THE ART OF GLAMOUR   A woman is asked out as much for her clothes as for herself. Edith Wharton ____________________   When Mrs. Joseph Chamberlain, the third wife of a leading British politician, was painted by American artist John Singer Sargent in 1902, upper class women were expected to spend …

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Oct 19

Arts Everyday Living: At Home with Vincent van Gogh—Coming Tomorrow

PLEASE click on the painting to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     AT HOME WITH VAN GOGH COMING TOMORROW   ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Sep 25

Arts Everyday Living: Monet & Renoir—Flowers of Summer and Autumn

      MONET & RENOIR FLOWERS OF THE SEASONS     In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowing glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil.  And at no season, save perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August …

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