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Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window--Where are the Morning Glories?

Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window–Where are the Morning Glories?

WOMAN IN THE WINDOW WHERE ARE THE MORNING GLORIES? Any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordiate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning. Morning Glory, definition, Dictionary.com Here’s another blog featuring the work of American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910). […]

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Arts Everyday Living: For Love of Pansies by a Rival of the Impressionists

Arts Everyday Living: For Love of Pansies by a Rival of the Impressionists

FOR LOVE OF PANSIES RIVALING THE IMPRESSIONISTS     I pray, what flowers are these? The pansy this, O, that’s for love’s thoughts. George Chapman, All Fools, Act II, Scene 1 French artist Henri Fantin-Latour (1863-1904) often rivaled his Impressionist friends Renoir and Monet with his moving canvases of flowers, whether elegant roses, flamboyant peonies, or humble […]

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Arts Everyday Living: The Return of Spring Through the Eyes of Impressionist Renoir

Arts Everyday Living: The Return of Spring Through the Eyes of Impressionist Renoir

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE RETURN OF SPRING THROUGH THE EYES OF IMPRESSIONIST RENOIR     Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.* Ellis Peters Early in his decades long career, Impressionist great Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) welcomed in the spring with the vibrant arrangement […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Renoir and the Flowers of Light---Glorious Gladioli

Arts Everyday Living: Renoir and the Flowers of Light—Glorious Gladioli

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         RENOIR AND THE FLOWERS OF LIGHT GLORIOUS GLADIOLI   Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. Theodore Roethke, The Stony Garden Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) continues to uplift viewers with his dozens of resplendent floral interpretations; Pulitzer Prize winning American poet Theodore […]

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