French artist Albert Marquet (1875-1945), along with his colleague Henri Matisse (1869-1954), liberated color in the early twentieth century, often using it in an expressive way. By the 1930s, when Marquet created the paintings featured here, he captured the intense sunlit tones of the beaches of western France, peopled with tourists […]
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American icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910) is renowned for his depictions of the sea in a variety of climates, from the wintry, northern coast of Maine to the clear waters of the Caribbean.
If you have a tendency to sea sickness, the surging and high waves featured in this blog might make you a bit queasy. The two artists French icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Spanish master Joaquin Sorolla (1863-1923) were both Impressionists and grew up along the coast.
Time for another Art Circle blog, featuring the theme of seascapes, a refreshing escape from the heat of summer experienced by so many of us now. So enjoy the multiple moods of the ocean, through the eyes of a variety of visionary artists such as Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Vincent van Gogh, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, […]
American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) observed the changing moods of the sea from his studio, only a few feet from the shore at Prouts Neck, Maine.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam traveled widely as an artist both in the United and Europe. However, he often returned to his native New England, creating dynamic seascapes such as the work above done on the Isle of Shoals, just off the coast of New Hampshire.
PLEASE click on the painting and photos to enhance and enlarge them. THE ART OF RELAXING CONTINUES A MONDAY AT KENNEBUNK BEACH I’m still mentally back at Kennebunk Beach in Maine, even though my vacation is technically over. Fortunately, I took along a camera on my first morning walk there with my friend Ruth. For fog was […]
You must click on to the photograph to enlarge it. Big Surf Draws Huge Crowd at Peahi’s Jaws* January 23 was a fantastic day for surfing at Jaws, a location on Maui where photographer Christoper Egan captured this breathtaking moment of a “kid on an orange board” boldly riding a giant wave. […]