Tag Archive: love in art

Jan 05

Arts Everyday Living: Love in the New Year—The Meeting on the Bridge

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         LOVE IN THE NEW YEAR THE MEETING ON THE BRIDGE     ____________________ ____________________ The pleasures and cares of the luckiest ambition, even of limitless power, are nothing next to the intimate happiness that tenderness and love give. Stendhal. The Red and the Black …

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Feb 14

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Valentine’s Day 2016—Love in the Studio

Please click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.     HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY 2016 LOVE IN THE STUDIO   Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh   ___________________ ____________________ Although Victorian era master Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) never married himself, his The Painter’s Honeymoon embodies the essence of young love–a combination of passion and affection. …

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Aug 26

Arts Everyday Living: Summer Love—Season of the Heart

        SUMMER LOVE:  SEASON OF THE HEART   I know I am but summer to your heart, And not the full four seasons of the year…..* Edna St. Vincent Millay ____________________ ____________________ French artist James Tissot (1836-1902) was likely deeply in love with Kathleen Newton, the model of Summer, when he created this …

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May 15

Arts Everyday Living: Victorian Goddesses in Art, IV—For the Love of Ophelia

      VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART, IV  FOR THE LOVE OF OPHELIA   Victorian artists, like Arthur Hughes (1832-1915), were often drawn to the character of Ophelia, the tragic love of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.  In Hughes’ 1863 Ophelia (And He Will Not Come Back), though, his emphasis is on her elegance and beauty—contrasting to his Pre-Raphaelite …

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Apr 22

Arts Everyday Living: Lost Loves in Art—The Narcissistic Kiss?

      LOST LOVES IN ART: MY HEART CRIES FOR THE PAST  ____________________  ____________________ Belgian painter Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921) is recognized today as having influenced the works of his contemporary Gustav Klimtt, creator of the iconic The Kiss.  Yet, how many of us know Khnoffi’s version, My Heart Cries for the Past,* done in 1889, some twenty years …

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Feb 14

Arts Everyday Living: Happy St. Valentine’s Day—A Passionate Embrace

Please click the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.        THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES The night has a thousand eyes, And the day hath one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, and the heart but one; Yet the light …

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Feb 12

Arts Everyday Living: A Russian Valentine–Love Prevails Over War and Revolution

BE CERTAIN to click on the paintings and photo to enlarge or enhance them.     EVERYTHING PROMISED HIM TO ME Everything promised him to me: the fading amber edge of the sky, and the sweet dreams of Christmas, and the wind at Easter, loud with bells, ____________________ ______________________ and the red shoots of the grapevine, and waterfalls …

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Feb 09

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Valentine’s Week Begins—With a Touch of Vermeer

BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.      HAPPY VALENTINE’S WEEK BEGINS WITH A TOUCH OF VERMEER   Does she really care about love?  Or is s it simply a game for her based on vanity and pride?  Does The Morning of St. Valentine by John Callcott Horsley reveal the unfortunate cruelty …

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Nov 26

Arts Everyday Living: An Invitation to the Renoir Household from His Three Sons

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.      AN INVITATION TO THE RENOIR HOUSEHOLD MEET PIERRE, JEAN AND CLAUDE Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) did not become a pere until he was in his mid-forties with the birth of his son Pierre in 1885; Jean followed almost a decade later, then Claude, nicknamed Coco, in …

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Jul 25

Arts Everyday Living: A Poem, A Painting, and the Passing of True Love

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE it.     I had no planned theme for today.  Then by luck, I found first the poem and then shortly after the painting both displayed below.  For some reason, I like their combination.        I loved you, and I probably still do, And for a …

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