Jules_Tavernier_-_'Sunrise_Over_Diamond_Head',_oil_on_canvas,_1888,_Honolulu_Academy_of_Arts (1)

Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—Awakenings in Art, A Year of Sunrises

    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 […]

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Boldini_-_Portrait_of_Louis_and_Pedro_Superceseaux,_1887 (2)

Arts Everyday Living: Artists Specialists Of Children—Portraits of Sisters and Brothers

  American Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) and Italian Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) were both skilled and successful portrait artists, particularly of children.  Fortunately, we have some information on the young subjects above: Dorothea and Francesca were children of close friends while the two boys below were the children of Ramon Subercaseaux, a Chilean painter as well as […]

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