Tag Archive: Pre-Raphaelite art

Dec 18

Arts Everyday Living: Sounds of the Holidays—Angelic Melodies

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.   SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAYS ANGELIC MELODIES ____________________ ____________________ Music is well said to be the speech of angels. Thomas Carlyle, The Opera Both British Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) and Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) worked during the Victorian period. Angels were a favorite theme of Burne-Jones, …

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Oct 11

Arts Everyday Living: A Pre-Raphaelite Beauty—The Wind in Her Hair

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A PRE-RAPHAELITE BEAUTY THE WIND IN HER HAIR       ____________________ ____________________ And forget not that the earth delights to feel again your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet British artist John William …

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Jun 15

Arts Everyday Living: On the Wings of a Dove–Pre-Raphaelite Love

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         ON THE WINGS OF A DOVE PRE-RAPHAELITE LOVE     The Dove, on silver pinions, winged her peaceful way. James Montgomery* ____________________ ____________________ *James Montgomery (1844-1927), Scottish poet. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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Jan 22

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—A Fantasy of Feminism

Click on the work of at to enlarge or enhance it.         REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A FANTASY OF FEMINISM       Others such as Kate Bunce belonged to the so-called second and third generation of Pre-Raphaelites, which drew inspiration from the fantasies of feminism created by Dante Gabriel Rossetti or the visual lyricism of …

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Dec 13

Arts Everyday Living: Holiday Spirit, A Fortnight of Celebration–An Angelic Announcement

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         STARTING TOMORROW THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT, A FORTNIGHT OF CELEBRATION   ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   Give a gift of art for  2016 with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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Nov 23

Arts Everyday Living: A Child’s World—Dragon Fantasies with Butterfly Wings

      A CHILD’S WORLD DRAGON FANTASIES   So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit   ___________________ ____________________ English artist Thomas Cooper Gotch’s dragon circa 1904, with his butterfly-like wings, is definitely not as fearsome as the trio currently starring in TV series Game of Thrones and easily …

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Jul 23

Arts Everyday Living: in Love and War—The Art of Romance

    IN LOVE & WAR THE ART OF ROMANCE   Who so loves believes the impossible. Elizabeth Barrett Browning ____________________ __________________ Like the couple above, soon to be parted by war, poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (1829-1896) suffered romantic obstacles. Barrett, for instance, had to secretly wed fellow …

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May 12

Arts Everyday Living: Victorian Goddesses in Art, II—Sleeping Beauty Dreams

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART, PART II SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS   Will she ever waken from her deep slumber?  Any child knows the answer for The Sleeping Beauty legend portrayed by English artist John Collier below, continues to fascinate the public, from the Brothers Grimm story to …

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May 11

Arts Everyday Living: Victorian Goddesses in Art—Enchantress in a Garden

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.        VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART  THE SOUL OF THE ROSE   Although I’ll be away this week, you can still enjoy a bit of art with an encounter almost every day—with enchantresses from mainly 19th century England when Queen Victoria reigned.  A rule that …

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May 09

Arts Everyday Living: Victorian Goddesses—The Artist’s Muse, Coming Monday

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART: THE ARTIST’S MUSE STARTING MONDAY   ____________________ ____________________ The above image is used solely for educational purposes.  

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