Arts Everyday Living: North to Finland—Towering Clouds, Lake Reflections

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NORTH TO FINLAND

TOWERING CLOUDS, LAKE REFLECTIONS

 

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Sky, 1904, oil on canvas, Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

The sky is the daily bread of our eyes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals 

Finnish master Aksell Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) and New England author Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) may have lived on different continents but they shared a love of nature, particularly our relationship to its everyday cycle.

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