Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928) has been overshadowed by his fellow Norwegian and contemporary Edvard Munch (1863-1944) for years. However, Astrup is well known in his native country, admired for the clarity of his bright colors and distinctive forms as well as the creative energy that fills his works.
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American artist George Hitchcock ((1850-1913) often painted the glories of flowers as is evident in Easter Sunday, in the delicate bouquet held by the young woman; the floral pattern of her costume; and the blooming field behind her. Hitchcock spent several years of his artistic career in the Netherlands where he probably created the work above. […]
Reposted blog. This blog is the second installment of Vincent van Gogh’s celebration of spring in Arles in the South of France. A virtual exhibition that will enhance and enrich your life during this period of social isolation. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART: THE FLOWERING ORCHARDS VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART II […]
Reposted blog. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART I Yesterday was Van Gogh’s 168th birthday. Have you ever wondered how many Van Gogh exhibitions have been held in art museums throughout the world? Because of the coronavirus pandemic, some art museums and galleries are temporarily closed. However, we can […]
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 […]
Spring is almost here in the mountains! Few artists can rival the intense and expressive colors of Swiss artist Giovanni Giacometti (1868-1933) in his interpretation of the coming season.
French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) may not be as well known as his fellow Impressionist colleagues Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, but his reputation has been growing in recent years with retrospective exhibitions and other displays in major art museums.
Reposted blog. In early 1890, as spring neared, Vincent van Gogh was institutionalized in an asylum at Saint Remy in the South of France. His mental and physical health was deteriorating, accelerated by periodic attacks (which have still not been fully diagnosed). He did continue to produce works of art, painting in a studio […]
Please make certain to click on the image to enlarge it. Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) spent hours walking through the French countryside, drawn to its transformation during the seasons. The painting above was probably done near his home in Giverny and perhaps the posing girl is one of his stepdaughters.
Reposting of blog. A CHERRY TREE IN SPRING REBIRTH AND REAWAKENING Whatever your history, why not start anew, as if for the first time? What artists will you find on this venture? What visions will you see? It only takes a few steps to begin—and don’t push yourself, relax be free. Why not look […]