Tag Archive: Post Impressionism

Feb 16

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse Lautrec and Art of Infatuation-An Anonymous L’Amour

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         TOULOUSE LAUTREC & THE ART OF INFATUATION AN ANONYMOUS L’AMOUR ____________________ ____________________ Only the figure exists.  Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec* Although  the work of French Post-Impressionist artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) is mainly …

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Oct 01

Arts Everyday Living:Dreaming of Rose Gardens—The Music of Painting

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           DREAMING OF ROSE GARDENS THE MUSIC OF PAINTING ____________________ ____________________ Who speaks of art speaks of poetry.  There is no art without a poetic aim……There is an effect that results from a certain arrangement of colors, of lights, of shadows.  It is …

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Mar 15

Arts Everyday Living: A Time for Reflection—the Quest to Live Creatively

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A TIME FOR REFLECTION THE QUEST TO LIVE CREATIVELY   After more than 5 years of “blogging” on a regular basis, I’ve decided it is time for an interlude—a period of reflection (like Van Gogh’s Madame Ginoux below) during which I may discover new ideas …

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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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Nov 13

Arts Everyday Living: The $300 Million Dollar Gauguin—Profiting from Poverty?

        SELLING GAUGUIN PROFITING FROM POVERTY   The question is why only now?  It’s mainly because we got a good offer. The market is very high and who knows what it will be in 10 years, Mr. Staechelin said of the Gauguin sale. I have always tried to keep as much together as I can. …

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Oct 20

Arts Everyday Living: Masterpiece Quiz—Vincent van Gogh at Home

*PLEASE click on the paintings to ENLARGE them.       MASTERPIECE QUIZ VAN GOGH AT HOME   Would you like to take another Masterpiece Quiz (see: October 13, Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer by Gustav Klimt)?  Here are a few questions (along with in-depth answers) about Van Gogh’s The Bedroom. Of Vincent van Gogh’s some 2000 works of …

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Oct 19

Arts Everyday Living: At Home with Vincent van Gogh—Coming Tomorrow

PLEASE click on the painting to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     AT HOME WITH VAN GOGH COMING TOMORROW   ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Oct 09

Arts Everyday Living: Bringing Harmony to Your Life Through the Multi-Arts

      BRINGING HARMONY TO YOUR LIFE THROUGH THE MULTI-ARTS   The following excerpt is from Chapter I, What Do I Know About Art, Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively. Yet you might ask yourself, does it actually matter? Why should I care if art is a part of my life?  I have friends …

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Oct 03

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Sea—Van Gogh & Heade, Peace in the Storm

PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO CLICK THE PAINTING TO ENLARGE IT.   A WEEK AT THE SEA THE COMING THUNDERSTORM   There is peace even in the storm.* Vincent van Gogh ____________________ ____________________ Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) was an early American landscape artist who traveled extensively, beginning in the northeastern United States, where he created the eerie Approaching Thunder …

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Jul 31

Arts Everyday Living: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh—A Final Farewell

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     A FINAL FAREWELL IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF VAN GOGH     ….because I’ve walked the earth for 30 years—to leave a certain souvenir in the form of drawings or paintings in gratitude. Not done to please some movement, but in which an honest feeling …

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