Tag Archive: Post Impressionism

Jul 22

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh & the Olive Orchard—the Art of the Faraway

PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       VAN GOGH & THE OLIVE ORCHARD THE ART OF THE FARAWAY     ____________________ ____________________ It is a canvas done from memory after the study of the same size made on the spot, because I want something far away, like a vague …

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Apr 17

Arts Everyday Living: Wonderland of Spring–Van Gogh in Arles to the Tidal Basin

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         WONDERLAND OF SPRING VAN GOGH IN ARLES TO THE TIDAL BASIN       ____________________ ____________________ Just now I have on the easel an orchard of peach trees beside a road with the Alpilles in the background. Vincent van Gogh, Letter to …

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Apr 13

Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home–Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         INSIDE A FRENCH HOME FLOWERS, FLOWERS, EVERYWHERE!     ____________________ God loved the flowers and invented soil.  Man loved the flowers and invented vases. Jacques Deval French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is often defined as a practitioner of intimism, an art movement rooted in the …

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Apr 01

Arts Everyday Living:Through the Eyes of A Lautrec Rival–A Cat of Montmartre, Paris

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       THROUGH THE EYES OF A LAUTREC RIVAL A CAT OF MONTMARTRE, PARIS       ____________________ ____________________ When my cats aren’t happy, I’m not happy.  Not because I care about their mood but because I know they’re just sitting there thinking up ways …

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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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