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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—Awakenings in Art, A Year of Sunrises

    AWAKENINGS IN ART, A YEAR OF SUNRISES   Happy New Year!  Art Circle continues with the theme of the sunrise to begin 2021!  Among the artists featured are: German Romantic painters Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Carl Gustav Carus (1789-1869); another German Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841); American Hudson River School painter Frederic Church (1826-1900); and […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—In Love with Impressionism!

  IN LOVE WITH IMPRESSIONISM   Winter is almost here in the northern hemisphere so why not escape into the always inviting world of  Impressionism.  For this Art Circle blog, the Impressionists will be featured including the members of the revolutionary group who held their first of eight exhibitions in Paris, beginning in 1874. Among the […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home--Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home–Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Reposted blog.         INSIDE A FRENCH HOME FLOWERS, FLOWERS, EVERYWHERE!     God loved the flowers and invented soil.  Man loved the flowers and invented vases. Jacques Deval French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is often defined as a practitioner of intimism, an art movement rooted in the home interiors and middle-class daily living of late […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Creative Routines At Home–the Art of Food–Escape from Social Isolation

An excerpt from Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively, chapter on Creative Routines.   The hours can loom ahead if you find yourself confined….Boredom, restlessness, even despair can result, negatively affecting your overall perspective and self-esteem. Yet, even the most mundane task can be a source of artistry.  Or, as the painter Georgia O’Keeffe once observed, you […]

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