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 […]
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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 […]
Reposting of a previous blog. SPRINGTIME IN PARIS AWAKENINGS ALONG THE SEINE A Light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period When March is scarcely here. Emily Dickinson, A Light Exists in Spring Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) were from New England. In […]
American artist George Hitchcock (1850-1913) spent most of his art career in the Netherlands, often enthralled by the unforgettable spectacle of spring. Reposting of 2018 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 Between late March […]
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).
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.