Tag Archive: Paris in art

Feb 22

Arts Everyday Living: Springtime in Paris—Awakenings on the Seine

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       SPRINGTIME IN PARIS AWAKENINGS ALONG THE SEINE     ____________________ ____________________ A Light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period When March is scarcely here. Emily Dickinson, A Light Exists in Spring Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and poet …

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Nov 12

Arts Everyday Living: Americans & the Belle Epoque–Paris to the Riviera

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         AMERICANS & THE BELLE EPOQUE FROM PARIS TO THE RIVIERA   ____________________ ____________________ An era of artistic and cultural refinement in a society, especially in France from the late 19th century until the beginning of World War I. Definition of Belle Epoque, …

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Dec 03

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec: Women of the Belle Epoque Up Close

      TOULOUSE-LAUTREC  WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE CLOSE-UP   Only the figure exists.  Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition….* Henri Toulouse-Lautrec ____________________   Women dominate the French master Touloouse-Lautrec’s artistic vision, from his countess mother to Jane Avril and La Goulue of the Moulin Rouge to the …

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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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Sep 19

Arts Everyday Living: Random Impressions with Cassatt—A Box at the Theater

          RANDOM IMPRESSIONS WITH CASSATT A BOX AT THE PARIS THEATER   Mary Cassatt is remembered best for her unforgettable depictions of maternal love, but she also was inspired by the audience at the Parisian theater. Here’s the concluding entry for Random Impressions.  See you Monday after my vacation. ____________________ ____________________ Cassatt …

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Jun 29

Arts Everyday Living: The Forgotten Impressionists—The Return of Caillebotte

    THE FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS THE RETURN OF CAILLEBOTTE   I give to the state (of France) the pictures I own; only as I want this gift to be accepted, and accepted in such a way that the pictures go neither into an attic nor to a provincial museum but right to the Luxembourg and …

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May 21

Arts Everyday Living: A Family Affair in Art–A Walk in Paris with Renoir Brothers

BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    A FAMILY AFFAIR IN ART, III  A WALK IN PARIS WITH THE RENOIR BROTHERS   Renoir loved Paris, not only its streets, bridges, and building, but the Parisians themselves.  When in 1872 he decided to paint the Pont Neuf, he took a room …

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Apr 16

Arts Everyday Living: The Artist & the Art of Self-Healing-Manet’s Farewell to Paris

PLEASE click and double-click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     MANET’S FAREWELL TO PARIS THE ARTIST & THE ART OF SELF-HEALING   I shouldn’t mind reading, while I’m still alive, the splendid article which you will write about me once I am dead. Edouard Manet, letter to art critic Albert …

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Sep 19

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Impressionist’s Eyes—The Flowers of Paris

PLEASE click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.    THROUGH THE EYES OF AN IMPRESSIONIST: THE FLOWERS OF PARIS I’m closing Childe Hassam (1859-1935) week with his homage to the flower vendors of Paris, produced during his first stay there from 1886-1889 (see: Monday blog for related works).  During this period, his style …

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Sep 07

Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent & the Notorious Madame X Tomorrow

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     John Singer Sargent’s portriat of Madame Ramon Subercaseaux won a medal at the 1881 Paris Salon guaranteeing fame and fortune for the American artist. Or so he thought…….until the appearance of Madame X. COMING TOMORROW MASTERPIECE NOTORIOUS: JOHN SINGER SARGENT & MADAME X  _____________________     …

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