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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Gustav Klimt–An Unknown Baby, Crazy Quilt Cradle

Austrian artistic superstar Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is best known for his “golden” portraits of clients like Adele Bloch-Bauer and the erotic The Kiss. However, one of his last works is of a baby atop what seems like a quilted mountain of multi-colored patterns and textures.  Can you see the face that seems to emerge near the […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through a Woman Artist’s Eyes—Mountain Flowers, Alpine Blossoms

Reposted blog.     MOUNTAIN FLOWERS, ALPINE BLOSSOMS THROUGH A WOMAN ARTIST’S EYES   The lovely flowers embarrass me, They make me regret I am not a bee- Emily Dickinson Alpenblumen or Alpine Flowers by Austrian painter Anna Stainer Knittel (1841-1915) expresses her love of the flowers of the mountain region where she was born and lived.  Knittel had […]

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Arts Everyday Living: A Trio of Women Portraits–From a Theater Goer to Renoir’s Mistress

Throughout the history of art, women have fascinated artists, whether American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), whose The Listener above provides us with a unique view of a theatergoer,   or Austrian painter Marianne Stokes (1855-1927) and her exotic portrayal of a Slovak Girl in Sunday Attire wearing a colorful, intricate costume,   as well as French Impressionist […]

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