Tag Archive: Spanish art

Jan 27

Arts Everyday Living: A Photographer, A Camera & You–Close-Up and Personal

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A PHOTOGRAPHER, A CAMERA & YOU CLOSE-UP AND PERSONAL   ____________________ ____________________ There is only you and your camera.  The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. Ernst Haas* Spanish Impressionist Joaquin Sorolla (1863-1923) was …

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Dec 04

Arts Everyday Living: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry—Spanish Style

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY SPANISH STYLE   ____________________ ____________________ If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Even though Still Life with Bread, Ham, Cheese, …

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Aug 28

Arts Everyday Living: Sundown on the Costa del Sol–A Moment of Peace

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         SUNDOWN ON THE COSTA DEL SOL A MOMENT OF PEACE     ____________________ ____________________ How strange the fear of death is! We are never frightened by the sunset. George MacDonald* Spanish artist Guillermo Gomez Gil (1862-1942) was a landscape artist, often inspired by …

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Aug 20

Arts Everyday Living: Señorita with a Fan—A Memory of Old Spain

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         SENORITA WITH A FAN A MEMORY OF OLD SPAIN     ____________________ ____________________ It is a creation of your mind, not the model.  The model is dependent on your idea of her.  Your canvas should be created under the influence of her. …

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Dec 01

Arts Everyday Living: Women of the Belle Epoque–At the Moulin de la Galette

        WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE AT THE MOULIN DE LA GALETTE   I would kiss you, had I the courage. Attributed to Edouard Manet The Belle Epoque (or beautiful era as translated from French) spanned the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the beginning of World War I in 1914.  A …

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May 27

Arts Everyday Living: The Artist’s Way–Goya, The Multiple Faces of Genius

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.     THE ARTIST’S WAY: INSIDE THE CREATIVE MIND THE MANY FACES OF GOYA Basically artists are alone.  Yes, they do have teachers and mentors during their careers to stimulate and guide them, but they are destined to actualize their visions solo in what can be …

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May 03

Arts Everyday Living: Genius of Spanish Art–Velazquez and the Little Princess

PLEASE click or doubleclick on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.       THE GENIUS OF SPANISH ART, PART IV THE LITTLE PRINCESS: A CHILDHOOD ON CANVAS   Whatever happened to Infanta Margarita Teresa, the 5 year old royal star of Diego Velasquez’s most celebrated work Las Meninas done in 1656? Where she is the center …

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May 01

Arts Everyday Living: The Genius of Spanish Art–A Dog, A Puppy, & A Palace

      THE GENIUS OF SPANISH ART, PART III MAN’S BEST FRIEND & COMPANION   Juan van der Hamen (1596-1631)* ranks, along with Velazquez, Murillo, Zurbaran, and other artists, as one of the luminaries of the Spanish Golden Age of arts. A specialist in bodegones or still life painting, he was likely Flemish nobleman …

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Apr 29

Arts Everyday Living: The Genius of Spanish Art—Goya, A Grandfather’s Love

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.        THE GENIUS OF SPANISH ART, PART II  GOYA: THROUGH A GRANDFATHER’S EYES   When Francisco Goya,* one of the giants of Spanish art, painted the portrait of his grandson below, his homeland was embroiled in war. Yet, an atmosphere of calm prevails in the studio …

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Apr 27

Arts Everyday Living: The Genius of Spanish Art–A Vision of Smiles & Laughter

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     THE GENIUS OF SPANISH ART, PART I A VISION OF SMILES & LAUGHTER  ____________________  ____________________   They say that you have thirteen springs, and you are a vision of beauty and that in your great eyes reverberate, the glow of the immortal stars. Jose …

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