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Arts Everyday Living: Eternal Venice, Its Palaces and Bridges–from Renoir to Prendergast

  Venice has always been a magical city for artists.  Both French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and American Post-Impressionist Maurice Prendergast (1858-1924) utilized color in particular to recreate its monumental buildings and multiple bridges. For instance, Prendergast’s Ponte della Paglia vibrates with rich patterns of stain glass-like tones while Renoir’s Venice (Doge’s Palace) is defined by the luminous light […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Paul Gauguin in Brittany: Portrait of a Girl, the Art of Humility

Arts Everyday Living: Paul Gauguin in Brittany: Portrait of a Girl, the Art of Humility

Reposted blog.     THROUGH THE EYES OF GAUGUIN THE ART OF HUMILITY   Humility is perfect quietness of the heart…. Andrew Murray Before French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) traveled to Tahiti, the locale most associated with his work, the artist spent several years in Brittany, the inspiration for the painting above.  Andrew Murray (1828-1917) […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Isolation through Art Circles–Sharing Landscapes–Update

Would you like to join our ART CIRCLE virtually via this blog?  Usually I lead a participatory art series in the local community and one of our most popular sessions focuses on landscapes created by a variety of  artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, John Constable, Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh.  We explore their often panoramic […]

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