AWAKENINGS IN ART, A YEAR OF SUNRISES
Happy New Year! Art Circle continues with the theme of the sunrise to begin 2021! Among the artists featured are: German Romantic painters Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Carl Gustav Carus (1789-1869); another German Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841); American Hudson River School painter Frederic Church (1826-1900); and Frenchman Jules Tavernier (1844-1889) who was inspired by the landscape wonderland of Hawaii.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Smiles from the threshold of the year to come,
Whispering it will be happier….
Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
T.S. Elliot (1888-1965)
And now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been…
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)
He who kisses joy as it flies
Lives in eternity’s sunrise.
William Blake (1757-1827)
With a bound, the sun of a molten fiery red came above the horizon, and immediately thousands of little birds sang out for joy, and soft chorus of mysterious, glad murmurs came forth from the earth….
Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)