Impressionist super-star Claude Monet (1840-1926) is internationally renowned for his landscapes; however, he also created a number of paintings of fruit, including the luscious fruit above.
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THE LAST ROSES OF SUMMER THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose Gertrude Stein, Sacred Emily Frans Mortelmans (1865-1936) was a Belgian Impressionist. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was not only a significant American writer but also a major collector of modern art. The above image is used solely for […]
Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. IN MONET’S FOOTSTEPS SOROLLA—SPAIN’S FOREMOST IMPRESSIONIST I hate darkness. Claude Monet once said that painting in general did not have enough light in it. I agree with him. We painters, however, can never reproduce sunlight as […]
BE CERTAIN to click on the painting to ENLARGE it. WHAT IS ART? THE SIMPLEST THINGS IN THE WORLD For very often I put myself in my pictures, and I am aware of what exists behind me. I express the space and the objects in it as naturally as though I had only […]
THE FORGOTTEN IMPRESSIONISTS THE RETURN OF CAILLEBOTTE I give to the state (of France) the pictures I own; only as I want this gift to be accepted, and accepted in such a way that the pictures go neither into an attic nor to a provincial museum but right to the Luxembourg and later to […]
BE CERTAIN to click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE HEALING POWER OF ART: SARAH’S JOURNEY To complete the theme of the healing power of art, here’s an excerpt from the book Beyond the Tunnel: the Arts and Aging in America presently available on amazon. Discover with Sarah, a nursing home resident, how […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. FLOWERS, FLOWERS—EVERYWHERE A WEEK AT THE ART MUSEUM NEW 2015 EXHIBITIONS The next couple of days are going to be unusually busy for me, so I won’t have much time for my blogs. However, from Monday through Friday, I’ll be providing a daily link […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge and enhance them. What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley Here’s a needed preview of summer, Poppy Garden, by American Impressionist Willard Metcalf (1858-1925), especially for art lovers besieged by snow and […]
ARTS EVERYDAY LIVING CONTINUES You’ll be able to enjoy visions like Young Woman Sewing below every week, but without the usual commentary in the next months. I’ll be working on projects—-additional classes, a new e-book on turning points in the lives of artists, and community outreach in general. However, I’ll be returning with periodic updates and new […]
Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. RENOIR, A WOMAN AND A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS COMING MONDAY The above image is used solely for educational purposes.