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Arts Everyday Living: Memory of Mother's Day--Through the Eyes of Mary Cassatt

Arts Everyday Living: Memory of Mother’s Day–Through the Eyes of Mary Cassatt

Reposted blog.     MEMORY OF MOTHER’S DAY THROUGH THE EYES OF MARY CASSATT     Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. George Eliot, Daniel Deronda Both American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) and British author Mary Anne Evans, professionally known as George Eliot (1819-1880), advanced the role as well as the scope […]

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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: Collecting Impressionism—Monet & the Cottage by the Sea

Reposted blog.   COLLECTING IMPRESSIONISM, IV MONET, THE TYCOON, AND THE COTTAGE BY THE SEA   What do SEPTA, Philadelphia’s transit system, and Monet’s Customhouse, Varengeville below have in common?  Oil and transportation magnate William L. Elkins,  who was once one of the Pennsylvania city’s wealthiest citizens in the late 19th century. Both establishing the foundation […]

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Chillde Hassam, Sunset at Sea, 1911, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Mindfulness–Sunset Reflections, Monet to NASA

Reposting of blog. THE ART OF MINDFULNESS SUNSET REFLECTIONS “Mindful commuters say deep breaths, clear minds keep them calm under stress” was the headline of a Washington Post article. Whether sitting or standing on the metro train, cycling, or even driving, workers from the D.C. area have been avoiding the negative distractions of their regular […]

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