Tag Archive: Post-Impressionist art

Jun 08

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh, Millet, & Siesta in the Afternoon-A Noontime Respite

Click on the work of art to enlarge or expand it.           VAN GOGH, MILLET & SIESTA IN THE AFTERNOON A NOONTIME RESPITE   ____________________ ____________________ Millet is father Millet….counsellor and mentor in everything for young artists. Vincent van Gogh, excerpt, letter to brother Theo, 1885 While he was at the mental institution …

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Jul 05

Arts Everyday Living: Inside Gauguin’s Imagination–Nasturtiums, Multi-Colored Sensations

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           INSIDE GAUGUIN’S IMAGINATION NASTURTIUMS, MULTI-COLORED SENSATIONS     ____________________ ____________________ Painting is the most beautiful of all arts.  In it, all sensations are condensed….* Paul Gauguin *Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), from Notes Synthetiques. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Mar 11

Arts Everyday Living: A Teenager Artist—Toulouse-Lautrec & Portrait of a Pet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A TEENAGER ARTIST TOULOUSE-LAUTREC & MARGOT     ….Yes, what disturbed me especially was his disorderly form.  Poor Henri! Every morning he came to my studio; at the age of 14, in 1878, he copied my studies and painted portraits; mind you, …

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Feb 18

Arts Everyday Living: Lost Loves in Art—Gauguin’s Tahitian Muse

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       LOST LOVES IN ART GAUGUIN’S TAHITIAN MUSE   I will soon be a father anew in Oceania.* Paul Gauguin, letter to Daniel de Monfreid   ____________________ ____________________ Whatever happened to Tehamana, Post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin’s muse and mistress?  Only thirteen in Woman with a Mango …

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Oct 01

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Sea—Dream Tides, Peacock Waves

PLEASE CLICK ON THE PAINTING TO ENLARGE IT.       A WEEK AT THE SEA DREAM TIDES, PEACOCK WAVES   Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides. Unknown   ____________________ ____________________ Blue Seascape, Wave Effect created by French painter George Lacombe (1868-1916) symbolizes the spirt of The Nabis (meaning prophet in Hebrew), a group …

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Sep 27

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh and the Cypresses of Saint Remy–This Monday

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     COMING ON MONDAY VAN GOGH & THE CYPRESSES OF SAINT-REMY     The image above is used solely for educational purposes.   And this Monday, begin a new week with Van Gogh and other artists in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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May 28

Arts Everyday Living: Do You Know This Van Gogh? — The Anatomy Lesson

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.     I have been terribly busy this week, because apart from the painting class I also go in the evening to draw, and after that, from nine-thirty to eleven-thirty, I go to work from the model in a club.  For I have even joined two of these …

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May 25

Arts Everyday Living: What’s Your Art IQ?—Coming Tomorrow, Name That Artist

Click on the work of art to enhance or enlarge it.        WHAT’S YOUR ART IQ?  TOMORROW: NAME THAT ARTIST!         The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   And take along Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively on your journey into the world of art!       AVAILABLE ON …

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Nov 11

Arts Everyday Living: Angels in Art This Week—Van Gogh’s Missing Archangel

Click on the painting to enlarge it.     …that heartbroken tenderness, that glimpse of a superhuman infinite which appears so natural then; one encounters it in many places in Shakespeare. Vincent van Gogh referring to Rembrandt’s portrayal of an angel in a letter to his brother Theo*     Just a few months after …

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Oct 11

Arts Everyday Living: The Mystery of Art—A Dream Under the Palm Tree?

Be certain to CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE it.     Is she the Mona Lisa of the Riviera?  The unidentified woman of The Palm has been haunting The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. since the 1920s.  She has been compared both to Eve and a madonna, standing in her multi-colored paradise, offering …

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