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Arts Everyday Living: Return to Spring Again—Tulips, Lilies, and Other Blossoms

Dutch artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) was renowned for his historical paintings of Classical Greek and Roman themes.  However, he also focused on floral poetry, apparent in the moving  Still Life with Tulips above using an unusual arrangement of colors and flowers. You might want to click on Flag of Truce below for another interpretation.  

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Arts Everyday Living: Paul Gauguin in Brittany: Portrait of a Girl, the Art of Humility

Arts Everyday Living: Paul Gauguin in Brittany: Portrait of a Girl, the Art of Humility

Reposted blog.     THROUGH THE EYES OF GAUGUIN THE ART OF HUMILITY   Humility is perfect quietness of the heart…. Andrew Murray Before French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) traveled to Tahiti, the locale most associated with his work, the artist spent several years in Brittany, the inspiration for the painting above.  Andrew Murray (1828-1917) […]

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