Tag Archive: Post-Impressionists

Jun 24

Arts Everyday Living: Intimate Spaces—Maternal Harmony, A Mother and Child

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           INTIMATE SPACES MATERNAL HARMONY, A MOTHER AND CHILD         ____________________ ____________________ Conceive of a picture as a series of harmonies. Edouard Vuillard, Private Journal, 1890 French artists Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) applied the warm colors as well …

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May 31

Arts Everyday Living: Paul Gauguin and the Art of Humility

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH THE EYES OF GAUGUIN THE ART OF HUMILITY       ____________________ ____________________ Humility is perfect quietness of the heart…. Andrew Murray Before French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) traveled to Tahiti, the locale most associated with his work, the artist spent …

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Mar 14

Arts Everyday Living: The World of Van Gogh–These Shoes Are Made for Walking?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE WORLD OF VAN GOGH THESE SHOES ARE MADE FOR WALKING?     ____________________ ____________________ You cannot put the same shoe on every foot. Publius Syrus* Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) not only created portraits of people, but also of the objects around …

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Nov 30

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh’s Roses—A Memory of May in November

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       VAN GOGH’S ROSES A MEMORY OF MAY IN NOVEMBER   ____________________ ____________________ One can speak poetry just by arranging colors well, just as one can say comforting things in music. Vincent van Gogh, letter to sister Willemien, Nov. 12, 1888 It may be …

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Sep 25

Arts Everyday Living: Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac

Please double–click on the images to enlarge or enhance them.    Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac Auguste Rodin’s Balzac in the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden has always intrigued me. I’m still not quite certain how to react to this work of art which Rodin considered the result of my lifetime, the pivot of my aesthetic.  When I was …

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Aug 25

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum, The Real Gauguin–Fact vs. Fiction

Please click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.       THE REAL GAUGUIN: FACT VS. FICTION, PART I Is it possible to know the real Paul Gauguin?  Is he the self-proclaimed “civilized savage,” who impulsively deserted his family and business to pursue his vision of art? The cold-blooded womanizer, abandoning both French …

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Aug 24

Arts Everyday Living: The Real Gauguin—Fact vs. Fiction Coming Tomorrow

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       THE REAL GAUGUIN: FACT VS. FICTION COMING TOMORROW       The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Jun 06

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh on Monet—The One and Only Impressionist

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     Ah, to paint figures like Monet paints landscapes.  That’s what remains to be done despite everything, and before, of necessity, one sees only Monet among the Impressionists.* Vincent van Gogh, letter to brother Theo     The excerpt above is from a letter Vincent wrote …

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May 26

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum—A Quiz, Challenging Your Art IQ

Click on the works of art to enhance or enlarge them.   Have you ever looked at a painting and been surprised by its artist?  “Is that really a Monet?,” you might say to yourself.  “Or I can’t believe that is a Van Gogh!”  Even if you haven’t had that experience, I have tried to find 5 works of …

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May 19

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum–Tour Renoir, Van Gogh & Cezanne

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.   This week I thought I would focus on the Barnes Foundation, one of the most unique and challenging art museums I’ve experienced.  Established in 1922 by Dr. Albert C. Barnes, a wealthy Philadelphia doctor and scientist, this collection is not only vast—including some 180 Renoirs—but …

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