Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Flight—Blue Bird in the Willow Trees of New Mexico

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Crook Willow and Blue Bird in New Mexico, 1925, oil on canvas, Gotta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, Mantta-Vippula, Finland

Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) may have spent most of his life in the northern climate of his native country, but he did travel to the dramatic landscape of  New Mexico where he created the work above.

 

 

 

 

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