Arts Everyday Living: Franz Marc and the Blue Horses

Arts Everyday Living: Franz Marc and the Blue Horses

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE it.       “People with their lack of piety, especially men, never touched my true feelings….But animals with their virginal sense of life awakened all that was good in me.”* Franz Marc, 1913 *Quote of Franz Marc (1880-1916) from Masterpieces and Master Collectors: Impressionist and Early […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Ito Jakuchu---The Phoenix Rises

Arts Everyday Living: Ito Jakuchu—The Phoenix Rises

  Old Pine Tree and White Phoenix, along with the 29 other silk scrolls of the Colorful Realm of Living Beings, is now showing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.  Ito Jakuchu (1715-1800) is the artist and the phoenix he depicted below represented a special creative challenge.  For according to Jakuchu: “Flowers, […]

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The Genius of El Greco: A Vision of Spain

Note: click on each image to enlarge the individual work of art. Some 400 years ago, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, universally known as El Greco, created a vision, A View of Toledo, that continues to both enthrall and mystify us in late 2011.   It is a work of art unique in its own time, unmatched in emotional […]

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