Tag Archive: Swedish art

Feb 04

Arts Everyday Living: Preview of Valentine’s Day—Art, Music, and Love

PLEASE BE SURE TO CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         PREVIEW OF VANLENTINE’S DAY ART, MUSIC, AND LOVE     _____________________ ____________________ If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Nigh Was Richard Bergh (1858-1919), a popular Swedish artist in his day, thinking of William Shakespeare’s …

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Dec 26

Arts Everyday Living: Happy Holidays—the Art of Skiing with the Nordic Norman Rockwell

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THE ART Of SKIING WITH THE NORDIC NORMAN ROCKWELL   ____________________ ____________________ Skiing is a dance and the mountain always leads. Anonymous To celebrate the spirit of the holidays, enjoy the  works of Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919)  as shown above and …

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Oct 27

Arts Everyday Living: Sweden’s Norman Rockwell–Child Watering Plants

BE SURE to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         SWEDEN’S NORMAN ROCKWELL CHILD WATERING PLANTS   ____________________ ____________________ In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy world as soon as its children are taught the principle of …

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Aug 30

Arts Everyday Living: Nature’s Enigma—The Elusive Cat

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.       NATURE’S ENIGMA THE ELUSIVE CAT     ____________________ ____________________ What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing of the origin and destiny of cats? Henry David Thoreau Swedish artist Bruno Liljefors (1860-1939) is primarily  known for his wildlife paintings, although the …

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Aug 04

Arts Everyday Living: The Gift of Children—Celebrating A Special Day

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         THE GIFT OF CHILDREN CELEBRATING A SPECIAL DAY ____________________ ____________________ A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. Seneca the Younger* *Seneca the Younger (4 B.C.-A.D. 65) was a noted …

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Jul 19

Arts Everyday Living: Great Expectations—A Child is Waiting

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         GREAT EXPECTATIONS A CHILD IS WAITING   ____________________ Time always seems long to the child who is waiting—for Christmas, for next summer, to become a grown-up: long when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy summer day. …

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Dec 18

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Child’s Eyes—The Spirit of Christmas All Year Long

    THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS ALL YEAR LONG THROUGH A CHILD’S EYES   Christmas, children, is not a date.  It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase   ____________________ ____________________ I’ve featured the works of Swedish painter and illustrator Carl Larsson (1853-1919) in various blogs over the years including several of his 8 …

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Jul 10

Arts Everyday Living: On the Artist’s Verandah—A Dog’s Special Domain

BE CERTAIN to click on the watercolor to ENLARGE and ENHANCE it.     ON THE ARTIST’S VERANDAH A DOG’S DOMAIN     That indescribably delightful feeling of seclusion from the hustle bustle of the world. Carl Larsson describing his home Lilla Hyttnas _____________________ ____________________ Lilla Hyttnas was the center of the artistic as well as personal …

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Mar 29

Arts Everyday Living: A Week at the Art Gallery—New 2015 Exhibits Tomorrow

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.     A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY MORE NEW ART EXHIBITIONS IN 2015 COMING MONDAY      _____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Create a gallery that extends from room to room in your home by reading Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to …

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Dec 15

Arts Everyday Living: Christmas at the Art Museum—A Swedish Norman Rockwell

PLEASE CLICK AND DOUBLE CLICK on the featured work of art.       CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM CARL LARSSON: A SWEDISH NORMAN ROCKWELL Can it really be freezing outside, just beyond popular Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s colorful dining room door?   It may be winter in his native country, but the woman and …

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