Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE ART OF THOUGHT VERMEER & THE WORLD OF SCIENCE A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek __ The models of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) still remain a mystery despite […]
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BE CERTAIN to click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them. DREAMING OF VERMEER A VIRTUAL GUIDE I’m beginning a series of classes on Vermeer, so I thought it would be fun to organize a virtual guide to all 35 of his paintings in art museums throughout the world. Actually, our […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. VERMEER & CEZANNE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE ART OF MINDFULNESS SPACES OF MEDITATION Some 34 paintings by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) remain, mostly female portraits in extraordinary rooms, quiet enclaves, nurturing and deepening our spirits. You might not be able to envision the […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. DECIPHERING VERMEER: HIS ELUSIVE WOMEN, PART II TOMORROW THE WAITING IS ALMOST OVER The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. DECIPHERING VERMEER: HIS ELUSIVE WOMEN, PART I MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM Imagine a woman with the mystery of a Da Vinci and the grace of a Botticelli? Or the flirtatiousness of a Fragonard as well as the charm? Could you be dreaming of a […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge and enhance it. AN INVITATION IN ART: MEETING VERMEER’S WOMEN COMING MONDAY The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Discover the beauty of Vermeer in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!
HITLER’S PERSONAL GALLERY SEARCHING FOR REMBRANDT’S SELF PORTRAIT, PART II Here’s the continuation of Wednesday’s blog, beginning with Self Portrait at a Window of 1648, now in the Art Institute of Chicago, created after an inexplicable 8 year gap in the artist’s series. Rembrandt emerges again, transformed into a different man, Pride has been replaced by humbleness, […]
Please click on the individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them. LETTERS TO THE WORLD: A MESSAGE FROM THE ARTIST EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK In the age of e-mail and twitter, letter writing is a dying art. However, until just recently, corresponding with friends, family, and especially lovers on paper was a popular […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge it. Here’s another excerpt from my book, Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively. I’ll be back next week! Would you like to have Vermeer as an artistic companion and discover The Art of Contemplation? Young Woman with a Water Pitcher […]