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Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), West Point, Prout’s Neck, 1900. Oil on canvas, 30 1/16 x 48 1/8 in. (76.4 x 122.2 cm). Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.7

Arts Everyday Living: American Sunsets in Art—From California Mountains to the Maine Coast

  Two American artists William Keith (1838-1911) and Winslow Homer (1836-1910) were contemporaries, who interpreted the vast landscapes of the United States, but on opposite sides of the continent.  Keith, originally from Scotland, eventually settled in California where he painted the fiery sky of Mount Diablo at sunset, while Homer concentrated on the Maine coast […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Canadian Visionary-The Spiritual Heart of Mountains

  Canadian artist Franklin Carmichael (1890-1945) was a leading member of the Group of Seven, active in the early part of the 20th century.  Landscape was integral to Carmichael’s creative and spiritual vision.  He was especially stirred by the vast wilderness of his country, from Ontario to Alberta where Bay of Islands from Mt. Burke […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through an Expressionist Artist’s Eyes—A Northern Starry Night?

Reposted blog.   The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination. Terri Guillemets   Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was a German Expressionist artist, who like other members of this movement was greatly influenced by Vincent van Gogh.  Does Winter Landscape in Moonlight, which Kirchner created while residing in […]

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