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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing—Spring, A Rebirth Through Art!

  SPRING, A REBIRTH THROUGH ART   Spring is finally here in the Northern Hemisphere!  To celebrate its arrival, here’s a mini-gallery of spring themes, created by a variety of artists such as French Impressionists Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) plus their American counterparts Childe Hassam (1859-1935), Willard Metcalf (1858-1925), John Leslie Breck […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh and Vallotton–Two Artists, Two Masterpieces, A Choice for You?

  Some 20 years separate these two works of art, demonstrating the varying approaches of Dutch legend Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) and Swiss-French artist Felix Vallotton (1865-1925) to a universal theme.  Do you have a preference?  Or does each painting have its own unique beauty and power? Consider the elements of style including color, form, […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh, Words and Colors—The Sea and the Stars

Reposted blog.   Colour expresses something by itself……. Vincent van Gogh’s passages on color in his letters to his brother Theo and other correspondents, not only complement some of his greatest paintings, but are sometimes works of art in themselves.  He was very knowledgeable about color theory and studied the subject intensively. Here is just […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh & Impressionist Hassam—the Art of Cathedrals & Churches

    Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) were drawn to architectural structures such as churches.  For example the cathedral above by Hassam in Spain, dates from the Renaissance period, while the French church below by Van Gogh, combines Romanesque and Gothic styles.  How would you compare each […]

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