Tag Archive: Spring in art

May 05

Arts Everyday Living: Welcome to May–the Sweet Fragrance of Late Spring Flowers

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         WELCOME TO MAY SWEET FRAGRANCE OF LATE SPRING FLOWERS     ____________________ ____________________ Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them. Chinese Proverb French innovator Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) is best known for challenging the artistic norms of his day …

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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 07

Arts Everyday Living: Beginnings of Impressionism–Spring in the French Countryside

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         BEGINNINGS OF IMPRESSIONISM SPRING IN THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE     ____________________ ____________________ Be guided by feelings alone.  We are only simple mortals, subject to error; so listen to the advice of others but follow only what you understand and can unite in your …

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Feb 22

Arts Everyday Living: Springtime in Paris—Awakenings on the Seine

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       SPRINGTIME IN PARIS AWAKENINGS ALONG THE SEINE     ____________________ ____________________ A Light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period When March is scarcely here. Emily Dickinson, A Light Exists in Spring Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and poet …

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Jan 23

Arts Everyday Living: An Impressionist Spring in January–In the Flowering Woods

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         AN IMPRESSIONIST SPRING IN JANUARY IN THE FLOWERING WOODS       The beautiful spring came; and when nature remembers her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. Harriet Ann Jacobs ____________________ ____________________     ____________________ Here’s a welcome harbinger of …

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May 10

Arts Everyday Living: Azaleas from My Window—Pink Splendor in the Sunlight

Click on the photograph to enlarge or enhance it.           AZALEAS FROM MY WINDOW PINK SPLENDOR IN THE SUNLIGHT   MAY FLOWER Bold little beauty, Bedecked with thee, Nature forswears Antiquity.* Emily Dickinson   ____________________ ____________________ *Excerpt from Emily Dickinson”s poem, May Flower. Experience nature through the eyes of a photographer with Through an Artist’s …

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Apr 10

Arts Everyday Living: A New World—Walking in the Apple Orchard with the Impressionists

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         A NEW WORLD WALKING IN THE APPLE ORCHARD    ____________________ ____________________ So has your world started to change for you?  Do you feel as if you are living your life more creatively?  Do you awaken with more enthusiasm for the coming day? …

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Mar 25

Arts Everyday Living: A Cherry Tree in Spring—Rebirth and Reawakening

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A CHERRY TREE IN SPRING REBIRTH AND REAWAKENING     Whatever your history, why not start anew, as if for the first time? What artists will you find on this venture?  What visions will you see? It only takes a few steps to begin—and …

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Apr 03

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh’s Final Spring—A Gift to His Nephew

Please be certain to click on Almond Blossom to enlarge it.   In early 1890, as spring neared, Vincent van Gogh was institutionalized in an asylum at Saint Remy in the South of France.  His mental and physical health was deteriorating, accelerated by periodic attacks (which have still not been fully diagnosed).  He did continue to …

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Apr 01

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh’s Beautiful Spring, Part II—The Flowering Orchards

Click on the works of art to enlarge them.       THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART: THE FLOWERING ORCHARDS  VIRTUAL EXHIBITION   Between late March and early May of 1888, Vincent van Gogh created some 15 paintings (with 8 in existence today) of apricot, peach, pear, plum, and other types of orchards just outside Arles …

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