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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of an Impressionist-Have You Heard of John Otis Adams?

  Have you heard of American Impressionist John Otis Adams (1851-1927)? Born in Indiana, Adams studied abroad, both in London and Munich.  However, Adams spent most of his career in his home state, creating a definitive body of work based on the changing landscape of the seasons.  He belonged to the Hoosier Group, its members […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Alfred Sisley, An Impressionist for All Seasons–Poetry of Earth & Sky

      AN IMPRESSIONIST FOR ALL SEASONS   Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) is considered one of the leading artists of the Impressionist movement, along with his colleagues Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Degas, among others.  Sisley’s works of art were dominated by landscapes, reflecting his love of the then often picturesque suburbs of Paris.  His paintings […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through a Canadian Artist’s Eyes—A Memory of Indian Summer

Reposting blog on another Canadian artist, Franklin Carmichael.     AUTUMN IN WINTER A MEMORY OF INDIAN SUMMER   It is only here in large portions of Canada that wondrous second wind, the Indian summer, attains its amplitude and heavenly perfection,—-the temperatures; the sunny haze; the mellow, rich delicate, almost flavored air….. Walt Whitman, Diary in […]

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