Aspire to be Mt. Fuji……..You can see all things clearly and you can see all the forces that shape events; not just the things happening near you. Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645)
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British artist Marianne North (1830-1890) was a biologist and botanic painter, traveling across continents, to immortalize magnificent landscapes such as the view above of the Himalayas in the northern part of India.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
German Expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was captivated by the towering mountains of Switzerland where he spent many of his most creative years.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) mainly depicted the landscape and environment of the eastern part of the United States. However he did manage to travel as far west as Oregon, where he immortalized the state’s famous peak, Mount Hood.
Swiss artist Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918) was one of the great portrayer of mountains, often defining their massive heights with unforgettable colors, whether in his native country or in France (where Petit Saleve is located).
ABOVE THE CLOUDS MT. FUJI THROUGH THE EYES OF HIROSHIGE A wise man climbs Mt. Fuji once; only a fool climbs it twice. Japanese saying I’ve already featured the woodblock prints of the prolific Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), whose works are not only esteemed in Japan, but have had considerable influence on Western art as […]