Tag Archive: Swedish art

Jun 28

Arts Everyday Living: A Vanderbilt Cousin & His Dog—Old Friend, Loyal Companion

PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         A VANDERBILT COUSIN & HIS DOG OLD FRIEND, LOYAL COMPANION     ____________________ ____________________ Shortly after All Soul’s Parish was established in 1896, George W. Vanderbilt gave the land and contributed handsomely to the endowment of the Clarence Barker Memorial Hospital incorporated on …

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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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