Tag Archive: Impressionist art

Sep 27

Arts Everyday Living: Walking with Monet—A Path to Endless Autumn

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           WALKING WITH MONET A PATH TO ENDLESS AUTUMN     ____________________ ____________________ Of all the paths one could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path….. Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present Claude Monet (1840-1926), one of the leaders of …

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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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Apr 22

Arts Everyday Living: Dreams of Venice—-Through the Eyes of Monet

PLEASE BE SURE to click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           DREAMS OF VENICE THROUGH THE EYES OF MONET   ____________________ ____________________ I had my dreams of Venice, but nothing I had dreamed was as impossible as what I found. Arthur Symons (1865-1945), British poet ____________________ The above image is used …

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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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Dec 01

Arts Everyday Living: Women of the Belle Epoque–At the Moulin de la Galette

        WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE AT THE MOULIN DE LA GALETTE   I would kiss you, had I the courage. Attributed to Edouard Manet The Belle Epoque (or beautiful era as translated from French) spanned the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the beginning of World War I in 1914.  A …

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Aug 28

Arts Everyday Living: A Rival to Renoir? The Story Book Girl

      A RIVAL TO RENOIR? THE STORY BOOK GIRL   There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.* Marcel Proust   ____________________ ____________________ The moving portraits of children by Impressionists Renoir and Cassatt may have millions of fans today, but works …

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May 06

Arts Everyday Living: Paths to Creativity–Living Portraits with Van Gogh, Cassatt

Click on the pastel to enlarge or enhance it.       PATHS TO CREATIVITY, III LIVING PORTRAITS, TIMELESS ART     You are kind to painters and I tell you, the more I think it over, the more I feel there is nothing more artistic than to love people. Vincent van Gogh, letter to his brother …

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Apr 05

Arts Everyday Living: Monet and Rodin Together Again—Coming Tuesday

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     MONET & RODIN TOGETHER AGAIN A SPECIAL SHOWING COMING TUESDAY   In 1889, Claude Monet and Auguste Rodin shared an historic two-man exhibition at the Georges Petit Gallery in Paris.  On Tuesday, you’re invited to a new display of the sculptures and paintings of …

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Jan 30

Arts Everyday Living: Mary Cassatt’s Rival?—The Comeback of Cecilia Beaux

Click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.        MARY CASSATT’S RIVAL? THE COMEBACK OF CECILIA BEAUX   Why are once successful artists overlooked by posterity?  Their names barely recognized, although their works are still displayed in major art museums.  For instance, American Cecilia Beaux, who equalled Mary Cassatt and John …

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Nov 03

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tranquility—Escape with Monet Today

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES It’s Monday and let’s continue our week long escape into a quiet, calming space through an artist’s eyes while I’m away.  Is your blood pressure a bit lower? Would you like to meet Jeanne-Marguerite, Monet’s cousin?  Or the woman …

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