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 Between late March […]
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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART I Today is Van Gogh’s 167th birthday. Have you ever wondered how many Van Gogh exhibitions have been held in art museums throughout the world? Because of the coronavirus pandemic, art museums and galleries are temporarily closed. However, we can still enjoy […]
ART EXPANDS OUR WORLD AND LIBERATES OUR SOUL! German artist Marrel Jacob (1613/1614-1681) was renowned for his still life paintings; he worked in both his native country as well as Utretcht, Netherlands during the Dutch Golden Age.
While I’m going, spend a spring day with French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), one of the founders of the French Impressionist movement, immortalizes a spring day and the fresh, vibrant greens of the season in the painting above.
French artist James Tissot (1836-1902) was famed for his portrayals of women, usually engaged in leisurely activities. However, in the later years of his career, he painted mainly Biblical scenes.
American Impressionist Julian Onderdonk (1882-1922) recreated the transformation of his native Texas, famed for its glorious bluebonnets, from winter to spring.
Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) often depicted irises; the yellows he uses in the vase and the background recall the colors of his sunflower paintings.
Spring is coming! From early March to mid-May 1889, the master French Impressionist Claude Monet traveled to central France where he discovered a countryside gradually emerging from the grip of the winter.
American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) traveled throughout the northeastern part of the United States, immortalizing the changing landscapes of the seasons including the bright sun and color of springtime portrayed above.