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Arts Everyday Living: Seeing Creatively, Cloudscapes from Constable to Monet

Reposted blog from 2015.     SEEING CREATIVELY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES     Yesterday, I discovered this cloudscape at River Farms, my personal Giverny.  Remembering favorite artists’ visions that always have inspired me: _____ Constable skies, a walk with Monet, sailing with Boudin, and ascending into the heavens with Russian master Kuindzhi. John Constable […]

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summer

Arts Everyday Living: Jewel of American Impressionism– New England Island, Eternal Summer

NEW ENGLAND ISLAND, ETERNAL SUMMER   …..there shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.* Celia Thaxter, poet   American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French counterparts led by Claude Monet, often recreated the luminous light and color of summer. Except his inspiration was mainly within the heart of New England, from the picturesque […]

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Kirchner

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Expressionist Artist’s Eyes—A Northern Starry Night?

Reposted blog.   The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination. Terri Guillemets   Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was a German Expressionist artist, who like other members of this movement was greatly influenced by Vincent van Gogh.  Does Winter Landscape in Moonlight, which Kirchner created while residing in […]

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