Van Gogh

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh, Words and Colors—The Sea and the Stars

Reposted blog.   Colour expresses something by itself……. Vincent van Gogh’s passages on color in his letters to his brother Theo and other correspondents, not only complement some of his greatest paintings, but are sometimes works of art in themselves.  He was very knowledgeable about color theory and studied the subject intensively. Here is just […]

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Anna Stainer Knittel

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Woman Artist’s Eyes—Mountain Flowers, Alpine Blossoms

Reposted blog.     MOUNTAIN FLOWERS, ALPINE BLOSSOMS THROUGH A WOMAN ARTIST’S EYES   The lovely flowers embarrass me, They make me regret I am not a bee- Emily Dickinson Alpenblumen or Alpine Flowers by Austrian painter Anna Stainer Knittel (1841-1915) expresses her love of the flowers of the mountain region where she was born and lived.  Knittel had […]

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