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Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home--Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home–Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Reposted blog.         INSIDE A FRENCH HOME FLOWERS, FLOWERS, EVERYWHERE!     God loved the flowers and invented soil.  Man loved the flowers and invented vases. Jacques Deval French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is often defined as a practitioner of intimism, an art movement rooted in the home interiors and middle-class daily living of late […]

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Edouard Vuillard, Mother and Child, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: Intimate Spaces—Maternal Harmony, A Mother and Child

INTIMATE SPACES MATERNAL HARMONY, A MOTHER AND CHILD   Conceive of a picture as a series of harmonies. Edouard Vuillard, Private Journal, 1890 French artists Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) applied the warm colors as well as broken brush strokes of the Impressionists to create their own expressive interpretations of domestic life. The above image […]

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