Tag Archive: Swiss art

Apr 19

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tea for Two with Pastries and A Spoonful of Sugar

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE ART OF TEA FOR TWO WITH PASTRIES & A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR   ____________________ ____________________ Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher. Chinese Proverb Albert Anker (1831-1910) still remains one of his native Switzerland’s …

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Oct 25

Arts Everyday Living: Home to the Mountains—An Artist’s Journey

BE SURE to click on the painting to ENLARGE and ENHANCE it.         HOME TO THE MOUNTAINS AN ARTIST’S JOURNEY     ____________________ ____________________ Going to the mountains is going home. John Muir, The National Parks Early Scottish-American environmentalist John Muir (1838-1914) and Swiss master Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918) were reinvigorated by the grandeur of the mountain …

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Mar 07

Arts Everyday Living: Child Artists This Week—The Mystery of the 12 Year Old Prodigy

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       WUNDERKIND ARTISTS THIS WEEK THE MYSTERY OF THE 12 YEAR OLD PRODIGY     Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he (or she) grows up.* Pablo Picasso   ____________________ ____________________ Was Swiss prodigy Anna Waser (c. 1678-1714) …

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