Here’s another blog that I posted previously spotlighting Hiroshige’s interpretation of the moon. JAPANESE MIDNIGHT MOONRISE OVER THE WATERFALL The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. Carl Sandburg Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the superstars of Japanese art, while American writer Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won three Pulitzer […]
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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) was one of the major artists of ukiyo-e, an important movement in art that lasted from 17th to 19th century.
This blog is the second installment of Vincent van Gogh’s celebration of spring in Arles in the South of France. A virtual exhibition that will enhance and enrich your life during this period of social isolation. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART: THE FLOWERING ORCHARDS VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART II Between late March […]
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART I Today is Van Gogh’s 167th birthday. Have you ever wondered how many Van Gogh exhibitions have been held in art museums throughout the world? Because of the coronavirus pandemic, art museums and galleries are temporarily closed. However, we can still enjoy […]
Alice Boyd (1825-1897) was a Scottish artist who is considered a Pre-Raphaelite painter; she also inherited an estate in the country of her birth. Do you notice not only the view but also the details of this work of art? A perfect escape through an artist’s eyes!
I’ve reposting another blog with a quote of Einstein. Does she remind you a bit of a Mona Lisa. WHAT IS ART? EINSTEIN & THE DA VINCI SMILE The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. Albert Einstein Imagine if Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Albert Einstein (1879-1955) had lived at […]
If I was not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my day dreams in music. I see my life in terms of music…I cannot tell if I would have done any creative work of importance in music, I do know that I get the most joy […]
Reposting a previous blog. CELEBRATING DOGS IN ART: AN ARTIST’S TAIL Even if you’re not a dog lover, I hope you’ll still enjoy this virtual exhibition of our canine friends. I’ve decided to arrange this mini-gallery chronologically, from the 1600s to the twentieth century. You’ll encounter an eclectic mix of puppies, adults, occupants of […]
Celebrating Dogs in Art–A Way to Enrich Your Day Dutch-Belgian artist Henriette Ronner-Knip (1821-1909) was an animal specialist in art, capturing the unique personality of her models including the Yorkshire Terrier above.
I’m reposting this blog. ART NOUVEAU THIS WEEK MEET LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY __________ I have always striven to fix beauty in wood, stone, glass or pottery, in oil or watercolor, by using whatever seemed fittest for the expression of beauty, that has been my creed. Louis Comfort Tiffany No matter what medium Art Nouveau […]