Arts Everyday Living: In Honor of Van Gogh’s Birthday—The Most Beautiful Spring in Art

Reposted blog.    THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART I   Yesterday was Van Gogh’s 168th birthday.  Have you ever wondered how many Van Gogh exhibitions have been held in art museums throughout the world? Because of the coronavirus pandemic, some art museums and galleries are temporarily closed.  However, we can […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Timeless Beauties–Royal Princess & Socialite Sister of Oscar Winner

        Often portraits are timeless—the sitters may be separated by centuries, yet they are connected by their humanity—and in these two cases, an enduring beauty.  Both works of art are created by British artists, renowned for their skill as portraitists. Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), for instance, is considered one of the major painters […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Gardens of Spring & Summer—Blossoming Flowers, White Birch Grove

  Whether it’s spring or summer, gardens invite us into their realm of blossoming flowers and verdant trees. I could find little information on Polish artist Stanislaw Kamocki (1875-1944) but his painting above is overflowing with the bounty of nature.  German Impressionist Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was honored in his native country for his creative contributions, […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—Spring, A Rebirth Through Art!

  SPRING, A REBIRTH THROUGH ART   Spring is finally here in the Northern Hemisphere!  To celebrate its arrival, here’s a mini-gallery of spring themes, created by a variety of artists such as French Impressionists Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) plus their American counterparts Childe Hassam (1859-1935), Willard Metcalf (1858-1925), John Leslie Breck […]

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