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Arts Everyday Living: Splendor in the Northern Mountains—When Autumn Peaks

……There comes a festival season, When nature is all aglow— Aglow with mystical splendor That rivals the brightness of spring….. Emeline P. Smith, Excerpt from Indian Summer* The style of American artist Maurice Pendergast (1858-1924) is often marked by vibrant colors and impressionistic forms.  Information about Emeline P. Smith is not available. *Journal of Education for Upper […]

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Winslow Homer, The Dinner Horn (Blowing the Horn at Seaside), 1870, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Arts Everyday Living: Winslow Homer & America’s Past—Dinner in the Country

WINSLOW HOMER & AMERICA’S PAST DINNER IN THE COUNTRY   I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors.  Winslow Homer* American art icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910), like his contemporaries the French Impressionists, often painted outdoors inspired by the changing color and light of the environment around him. *From Winslow Homer Watercolors by Helen A. […]

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