Tag Archive: landscape in art

Feb 26

Arts Everyday Living: North to Finland—Towering Clouds, Lake Reflections

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           NORTH TO FINLAND TOWERING CLOUDS, LAKE REFLECTIONS   ____________________ ____________________ The sky is the daily bread of our eyes. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals  Finnish master Aksell Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) and New England author Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) may have lived on different continents …

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Nov 06

Arts Everyday Living: A Japanese Journey–On the River, By the Willows

PLEASE CLICK  on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A JAPANESE JOURNEY ON THE RIVER, BY THE WILLOWS     Here’s a Japanese print for your viewing while I’m away on vacation. ____________________ ____________________ The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.  

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Jul 01

Arts Everyday Living: Swans on a Summer Lake–Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         SWANS ON A SUMMER LAKE THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES       ____________________ ____________________ The swan in the pool is singing, And up and down doth he steer, And singing gently ever, Dips under the water clear. Heinrich Heine, Book of Songs, Lyrical Interlude, …

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Jun 03

Arts Everyday Living: Rest and Repose—Deep in the Green Woods

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         REST & REPOSE DEEP IN THE GREEN WOODS   Come to the woods for here is rest.  There is no repose like that of the green deep woods…….. John Muir* ____________________ ____________________ *From John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of John Muir. …

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Apr 26

Arts Everyday Living: The Northern Lights or the Art of Aurora Borealis

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE NORTHERN LIGHTS OR THE ART OF AURORA BOREALIS     The stars are putting on their glittering belts, They throw around their shoulders cloaks that flash Like a great shadow’s last embellishment.  Wallace Stevens, The Auroras of Autumn   ____________________ ____________________ The …

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Apr 02

Arts Everyday Living: Mountain Visions—Rejuvenating Our Ancient Home

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       MOUNTAIN VISIONS REJUVENATING OUR ANCIENT HOME     Or do you prefer the familiar ground of terra firma?  Are you drawn toward rejuvenating our ancient home that seems increasingly threatened by global warming and other consequences of human population?……… Excerpt from New Dreams, New Visions in Through …

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Feb 12

Arts Everyday Living: Autumn in Winter—A Memory of Indian Summer

Please click on painting to enlarge or enhance it.       AUTUMN IN WINTER A MEMORY OF INDIAN SUMMER   It is only here in large portions of Canada that wondrous second wind, the Indian summer, attains its amplitude and heavenly perfection,—-the temperatures; the sunny haze; the mellow, rich delicate, almost flavored air….. Walt Whitman, Diary in …

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Jun 26

Arts Everyday Living: Inside Russian Art-A Walk in the Forest, Prince Andrei’s Tree

      INSIDE RUSSIAN ART PRINCE ANDREI’S TREE …Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence.  Through the hard century-old bark, even where there were no twigs, leaves had sprouted such as one could hardly believe the old veteran could have produced…. “Yes it is …

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Jan 19

Arts Everyday Living: First Environmentalists in Art: Hudson River Painters Soon

BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       COMING WEDNESDAY THE FIRST ENVIRONMENTALISTS IN ART: THE HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL PAINTERS IS IT REALLY TWILIGHT IN THE WILDERNESS?   Twilight in the Wilderness by Frederic Church, 1860, oil on canvas, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio ____________________ The above image is …

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Jul 15

Arts Everyday Living: African-American Artists This Monday—Edward Bannister, A Pioneer in Art

Click on the works of art to enlarge them.           He stands on the corner every day, calling out news in all kinds of weather, through the scorching heat of summer and the icy winter snows.  But no matter the elements, he’s quite business-like in his appearance, neatly dressed in a …

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