Tag Archive: Women artists

Jan 17

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Artist’s Compassionate Eye-Priceless Pet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THROUGH AN ARTIST’S COMPASSIONATE EYE A PRICELESS PET     ____________________ ____________________ Not Carnegie, Vanderbilt, and Astor together could buy a quarter share in my little dog. Ernest Thompson Seton* French artist Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) was s ground-breaking woman painter (receiving the …

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Oct 05

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Cat—Spirits Come to Earth?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH THE EYES OF SUZANNE VALADON THE ARTIST’S CAT     ____________________ ____________________ I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.  A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. Jules Verne* Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a …

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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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Mar 03

Arts Everyday Living: Golden Melodies in Art—-Woman Playing a Lute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       GOLDEN MELODIES IN ART WOMAN WITH A LUTE   Thou art my lute, by thee I sing,— My being is attuned to thee. Thou settest all my words-a-wing, And meltest me to melody. Paul Laurence Dunbar   ____________________ ____________________ Italian Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) …

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Jan 22

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—A Fantasy of Feminism

Click on the work of at to enlarge or enhance it.         REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A FANTASY OF FEMINISM       Others such as Kate Bunce belonged to the so-called second and third generation of Pre-Raphaelites, which drew inspiration from the fantasies of feminism created by Dante Gabriel Rossetti or the visual lyricism of …

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Jan 20

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—Gwen John, The Cat Lady of Art

Click on the work of art to enlarge or expand it.       GWEN JOHN: THE CAT LOVER OF ART     …..Gwen John spent her last decades living alone, in near-isolation in a dilapidated building, surrounded by her beloved cats. Nancy G. Heller, Women Artists ____________________ ____________________ Welsh artist Gwen John (1876-1939?) was inspired by …

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Jan 18

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—Judith Leyster & the Boy with a Flute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS JUDITH LEYSTER     The Dutch artist Judith Leyster, for example, was extremely successful in her day as a portrait and genre specialist.  But her reputation soon faded after her death, until 1893, when the Dutch art historian C. Hofstede de Groot …

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Sep 23

Arts Everyday Living: Impressionism in America—The Monet Connection

      IMPRESSIONISM IN AMERICA THE MONET CONNECTION     I want you to see a little of this beautiful country, where pictures are made—your station is Lyme. Henry Ward Ranger     Although Claude Monet never visited the United States, his artistic vision impacted American painters like Mary Bradish Titcomb who worked in …

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Sep 05

Arts Everyday Living: The Beauty & the Firefly–Through a Japanese Woman’s Eyes

        THROUGH A JAPANESE WOMAN’S EYES THE BEAUTY & THE FIREFLY   Don’t go, firefly! Even at night Kyoto is noisy. Issa Kobayashi ____________________ ____________________ Shoen Uemura, born in Kyoto in 1875, starred recently in an exhibition on Japanese women artists held at the Yamatane Museum in Tokyo.  During her career, she …

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Mar 23

Arts Everyday Living: Women in Art–Mary & Lydia Cassatt, Through a Sister’s Eyes

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.       MARY & LYDIA CASSATT THROUGH A SISTER’S EYES   To celebrate Women’s History Month this week, I decided to focus on some subjects by female artists that may not be as familiar, For instance, have you heard of Lydia Cassatt? The older sibling …

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