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Peter Ilsted, Interior with a Girl Reading, date unknown, oil on canvas, location unknown.

Arts Everyday Living: Magical Rooms—A Child, A Book, & the Poetry of Reading

Reposted blog. MAGICAL ROOMS THE POETRY OF READING     If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use reading it at all. Oscar Wilde Danish painter Peter Ilsted (1861-1933), like his brother-in-law Vilhelm Hammershoi (see: Wednesday’s blog), focused on interior spaces—peaceful and poetic scenes of everyday domestic life […]

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Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tranquility—The Impressionist Vermeer

Here’s another reposted blog on American Impressionist Joseph DeCamp associated with the Boston School.      THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES   How many times has she marveled at The Blue Cup, examining with pleasure its perfect dimensions and intricate patterns. A ritual she always performs in solitude without distractions, while taking […]

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