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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—Snow, Glorious, Snow!

    SNOW, GLORIOUS, SNOW   Welcome again to Art Circle! Winter is coming—actually it is almost here in the northern climates and arriving on Monday!  Snow has often been a favorite subject of artists throughout art history, including:  Japanese masters Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Hasui Kawase (1883-1957); French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926); Americans Childe Hassam […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Japanese Midnight---the Moonrise Over the Waterfall

Arts Everyday Living: Japanese Midnight—the Moonrise Over the Waterfall

  Here’s another blog that I posted previously spotlighting Hiroshige’s interpretation of the moon.   JAPANESE MIDNIGHT MOONRISE OVER THE WATERFALL   The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. Carl Sandburg Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the superstars of Japanese art, while American writer Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won three Pulitzer […]

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