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Arts Everyday Living: An American Impressionist & the Art of the Song

  Each time I think the song has ended….something higher and better begins for me. Hans Christian Andersen, The Flax American Impressionist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was a prolific artist who created a variety of subjects, from portraits to landscapes to genre scenes like The Song above.  Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is best known for […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh & Impressionist Hassam—the Art of Cathedrals & Churches

    Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) were drawn to architectural structures such as churches.  For example the cathedral above by Hassam in Spain, dates from the Renaissance period, while the French church below by Van Gogh, combines Romanesque and Gothic styles.  How would you compare each […]

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