Tag Archive: Music in art

Mar 10

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Italian Artist’s Eyes—The Art of Heavenly Music

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH AN ITALIAN ARTIST’S EYES THE ART OF HEAVENLY MUSIC   ____________________ ____________________ Saint Cecilia is regarded as the patroness of music, because she heard heavenly music in her heart when she was married, and is represented with an organ…. Saints …

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May 29

Arts Everyday Living: Kindred Spirits, Artists and Dancers II—Matisse & the Circle of Dance

Click on the paintings to enlarge them.   No other artist, except Degas, has devoted himself so completely to depicting the power and life force of dance as  Henri Matisse (1869-1954): from the exuberance of The Joy of Living (1906) to the Barnes Foundation’s monumental La Danse (1932-33) to the off-beat illustrations for his book Jazz …

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Jan 18

Arts Everyday Living: Renoir’s Girls at the Piano—One of His Perfect Ones

Click once, then twice on the work of art to enhance it.         Girls at the Piano by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) has the distinction of being the first Impressionist work of art to be commissioned by the French state in 1892. However, the artist was almost asked to replace it (some officials were …

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Jul 28

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec—A Tribute from Van Gogh

  “Lautrec’s picture, the portrait of a woman musician, is quite outstanding and has moved me deeply.” *Vincent Van Gogh   *Quote of Vincent Van Gogh about Toulouse Lautrec (1864-1901) from Toulouse-Lautrec: The Theatre of Life by Matthias Arnold, Taschen, 1987, Cologne. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.  

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