AN ARTIST’S PALATE THE ART OF FOOD THROUGH THE CENTURIES Flemish artist Clara Peeters (1594-after 1639, before 1657) mainly specialized in still lifes of memorable combinations of foods that continue to stimulate our palettes. The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
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Belgian artist Georges Lemmen (1865-1916) was influenced by both Impressionism of Monet, Renoir, and Degas, among others, and Neo-Impressionism, a style originating mainly with Georges Seurat.
American Impressionist Julian Onderdonk (1882-1922) recreated the transformation of his native Texas, famed for its glorious bluebonnets, from winter to spring.
(Note: originally published on 2/14/2012.) For my Live and Learn class. Aline Charigot was only in her early twenties when Renoir so lovingly portrayed her in The Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-1881) and he was most likely already smitten with the young seamstress from Paris. In fact, did the artist sense, as sometimes happens, that Aline was […]
For my Art Circle group, a blog published back in late 2014. One of our topics re: our discussion of Creative Routines is food…… AN ARTIST’S PALATE: THE ART OF FOOD Are you ready for a feast, calorie-free, with no chance of indigestion? An Artist’s Palate: The Art of Food Through the Centuries is a […]
THE ART OF MINDFULNESS ENVISIONING FLOWERS WITH ARTISTS For Circles of Art class that didn’t meet today. But we’ll share the theme The Art of Contemplation next week, including several works of art by Odilon Redon. In this blog, you can experience the mindfulness process by envisioning the miracle of a flower, a subject that […]
I’m publishing this blog again (first shown in early 2015) for the Circles of Art group in connection with our next topic The Art of Contemplation. You’ll note that the Washington Post article is dated and definitely does not pertain to the recent government shutdown. THE ART OF MINDFULNESS SUNSET REFLECTIONS “Mindful commuters say deep breaths, […]
Australian Impressionist John Peter Russell (1858-1930) and French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) were both colleagues and friends, capturing the dramatic coasts of France, from southern Antibes to the northern island of Belle-Ile.
Swedish artist Anders Zorn (1860-1920) may have been an international portraitist known for his depictions of monarchs and presidents, but one of his favorite subjects was the young woman pictured above.
Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) celebrated the beauty of the Seine River every season. Jeufosse is close to the artist’s home at Giverny.