Arts Everyday Living: This Week at the Art Museum—Through a Mother’s Eyes

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THIS WEEK AT THE ART MUSEUM

THROUGH A MOTHER’S EYES

 

For the breath of life is the sunlight…….

Kahlil Gibran

Anne Archer

Anna Archer Sunlight in the Blue Room, 1891, oil on canvas, Skagens Museum, Skagen, Denmark

Skagens Museum, in which the striking Sunlight in the Blue Room now hangs, was founded in the early twentieth century by members of an influential art colony, located on the northern part of Jutland, Denmark.  Anna Ancher (1854-1935), creator of the painting above, was one of its leading artists. She and her husband Michael. also part of the group, had one child Helga whom her mother has lovingly captured in the first stages of a knitting lesson.

To view Anna Ancher at Skagen, click:

Artists of the Northern Light—Two Women by Sea

Multi-talented poet and artist Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) is best known for The Prophet; published in 1923, its popularity has never diminished in almost a century. Born in Lebanon, Gibran spent most of his career in the United States.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

Discover the sunlit landscapes of Monet in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively.

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