HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! THE ART OF FIREWORKS! Many ways to say goodnight. Fireworks at a pier on Fourth of July spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. They fizz in the air, touch the water and quit. Rockets make a trajectory of gold-and-blue and then go out. Carl Sandburg, Good Night, excerpt Fireworks have been […]
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Reposting a blog from 2015. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM SONG OF THE ANGELS A CHILD ASLEEP (EXCERPT) ……Now he hears the angel’s voices Folding silence in the room— Now he muses deep the meaning of the Heaven-words as they come….. Elizabeth Barrett Browning French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) was the toast of Paris […]
For my Circle of Art class that meets on Tuesday. This week mild temperatures are expected, but remember just seven days ago! You may be tired of snow at this point, but Monet tried to capture its many moods during the winter of 1874-1875. Here is a blog that I first published in […]
Esbjorn by Carl Larsson (1853-1919) is an endearing image of the artist’s youngest son.
Although born in Germany, Northern Renaissance artist Hans Memling (1433-1494) spent most of his career as a painter in what is now modern Belgium.
British artist Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema (1852-1909) captures the anticipation of a visit from a likely welcome guest. Is the room already decorated for the holiday seasons?
Carl Larsson (1853-1919) often depicted his children and home in such works as A Day of Celebration. I’m returning soon!
British artist and Pre-Raphaelitie Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) celebrates the holiday with Christmas Carol above. In U.S. public domain.
PLEASE CLICK on the paintings to ENLARGE them. NATIVITY AT MIDNIGHT HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and […]
PLEASE CLICK on the images below to ENLARGE and MAGNIFY them. HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART A RENIASSANCE CHRISTMAS When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshipped him. Then, opening their treasures, […]