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Edward Hopper, Nighthawks, 1942, oil on canvas, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Arts Everyday Living: Creativity in a Time of Crisis—Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks

  Today were are experiencing the pandemic of the coronavirus. However, sometimes, in moments of crisis, an artist will actually summon his greatest powers of creativity.  Edward Hopper’s iconic NIGHT HAWKS is one of the results, done in the period shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. In September, 2014, I posted a […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Seurat’s Sunday Afternoon On La Grande Jatte & Its Cast

PLEASE CLICK on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.    INSIDE A SUNDAY AFTERNOON ON THE ISLAND OF LA GRANDE JATTE AND ITS CAST OF CHARACTERS MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM _ This week I’ll be giving a presentation on the Phillips Collection’s current exhibition on Georges Seurat (1859-1891) and the Neo-Impressionist movement.  So how […]

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