Tag Archive: summer in art

Sep 13

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Rain in the Countryside of Jane Austen

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE ART OF RAIN IN THE COUNTRYSIDE OF JANE AUSTEN   A drop fell on the apple tree, Another on the roof; A half a dozen kissed the eaves, And made the gables laugh.   ____________________ ____________________ A few went out to …

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Sep 03

Arts Everyday Living: Memory of a Giverny Summer by Monet’s Neighbor

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         A MEMORY OF SUMMER AT GIVERNY THROUGH THE EYES OF MONET’S NEIGHBOR   ____________________ ____________________ I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could …

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Jul 17

Arts Everyday Living: Flores from Brazil—Summer’s Endless Bounty

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       FLORES FROM BRAZIL SUMMER’S BOUNTY   Flowers seem intended for the solace of humanity. John Ruskin, The Works of John Ruskin*   ____________________ ____________________ *John Ruskin was an art critic as well as poet and artist. The above image is used solely for educational …

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Jan 04

Arts Everyday Living: This Week at the Museum–Once Upon a Summer Afternoon

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       THIS WEEK AT THE ART MUSEUM A SUMMER MEMORY AT  THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART   A beautiful woman delights the eye: a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one the soul. Minna Antrim     ____________________ ____________________ Unbelievably, the incomparable On the Heights …

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Jul 29

Arts Everyday Living: A Tribute to Van Gogh—In Flight, Above a Poppy Field

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A TRIBUTE TO VAN GOGH ABOVE A POPPY FIELD   Our tribute to Vincent van Gogh, on the 125th anniversary of his death, continues with the moving Field of Poppies, created while he lived at the mental asylum of Saint Remy from1889 to 1890. …

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Jul 20

Arts Everyday Living: Seeing Creatively—Buttercup Meadow, Heavenly Sky

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.     SEEING CREATIVELY AMONG THE BUTTERCUPS   ____________________ ____________________ Could I But Ride Indefinite As doth the meadow-bee, And visit only when I liked, And no man visit me. And flirt all day with buttercups, And marry whom I may, And dwell a little everywhere, Or …

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Jul 01

Arts Everyday Living: The Forgotten Impressionists—Caillebotte, His Last Summer

      THE FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS THE FINAL SUMMER OF CAILLEBOTTE   If he had lived instead of dying prematurely, he would have benefited from the same turn of fortune as us, because he was full of talent…and when we lost him he was still only at the beginning of his career.* Claude Monet remembering …

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Feb 21

Arts Everyday Living: Summer Interlude in Winter—-An Impressionist Escape

Click on the works of art to enlarge and enhance them.       What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley     Here’s a needed preview of summer, Poppy Garden, by American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925), especially for art lovers besieged by snow and …

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Aug 04

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Relaxing—Sleeping Beauty in a Hammock

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.     THE ART OF RELAXING CONTINUES…..   It’s Monday and I’m beginning my vacation.  I haven’t found a hammock yet nor the proper attire to doze away the afternoon like this Victorian era beauty in Sweet Repose.  But I have been taking a few extra naps. See you …

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Jul 23

Arts Everyday Living: Georgia O’Keeffe in My Garden—The Art of Summer Lilies

Click on the watercolor and photographs to enlarge or enhance them.        The modest Rose puts forth a thorn, The humble sheep a threat’ning horn: While the Lily white shall in love delight, Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.                       …

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