Click on the work of art to en large or enhance it. COMING WEDNESDAY LOOKING FOR SOMETHING NEW? NEGLECTED OR FORGOTTEN ARTISTS The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
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Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. AGELESS ARTISTS A PREVIEW OF TOP ART EXHIBITIONS OF 2015, II 2015 is the year of the elder artists—the trio of Rembrandt, Turner, and Hokusai—who created what are often viewed as their greatest masterpieces in their later years. Visions that attain a new dimension […]
Please click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS OF ART Today’s virtual exhibition explores the theme of the mirror in art, taking us on a journey into this parallel sphere with painters as well as authors as […]
Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. THE ART OF RELAXING CONTINUES….. It’s Monday and I’m beginning my vacation. I haven’t found a hammock yet nor the proper attire to doze away the afternoon like this Victorian era beauty in Sweet Repose. But I have been taking a few extra naps. See you […]
Just because you have all been beaten by Wellington, you think he’s a good general. I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad troops, and this affair is nothing more than eating breakfast.* Napoleon, just prior to the Battle of Waterloo, 1815 Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke […]
OPEN THE DOOR TO BEAUTY, ROMANCE, AND MEDIEVAL LEGENDS The Red House, door, photo, source unknown. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
PLEASE click on the painting to ENLARGE it. It’s a long trek down the road, but does it matter? The autumn air is brisk and invigorating, definitely meant for a hike rather than just a stroll, even for the properly attired Victorian era woman in Forge Valley, Scarborough above. The leaves have […]
Lord Grantham of Downton Abbey has little tolerance for women’s suffrage, behaving with disdain when his middle daughter Edith expresses her interest in the issue during an episode of the third series. So how would he have reacted to the first female Member of Parliament, expatriate American Nancy Astor? Would she […]