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Arts Everyday Living: Alfred Sisley, An Impressionist for All Seasons–Poetry of Earth & Sky

      AN IMPRESSIONIST FOR ALL SEASONS   Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) is considered one of the leading artists of the Impressionist movement, along with his colleagues Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Degas, among others.  Sisley’s works of art were dominated by landscapes, reflecting his love of the then often picturesque suburbs of Paris.  His paintings […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Women Artists–Mothers & Daughters

    During the 19th century, women artists were making great advances, growing in number and influence. Both French Impressionist Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) and German-born Swiss painter Louise Catherine Breslau (1856-1927) often created domestic scenes including these portrayals of each one’s mother and sister.  What do you think of the differences in style?  And the […]

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