Tag Archives: Painting

Making Hay

“Haymaking” by William Carlos Williams The living quality of the man’s mind stands out and its covert assertions for art, art, art! painting that the Renaissance tried to absorb but it remained a wheat field over which the wind played … Continue reading

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Strap-on your skates

Winter Landscape with Skaters  or Winterlandschap met Ijsvermaak is a c.1608 oil on oak painting by the Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.The painting shows ice skaters of all sorts enjoying a day on a frozen river. People dressed … Continue reading

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Sometimes in Winter

Gabriele Münter (Berlin, 1877 – 1962) was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century. She studied and lived with the painter Wassily Kandinsky and was a founding member of the … Continue reading

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Intermission

Edward Hopper, Intermission (1963)  

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The Book

The Book, Juan Gris 1913  

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Reading 1932

Pablo Picasso, La Lecture (The Reading) 1932 : The artist’s “muse” Marie-Therese Walter asleep in a chair with a book in her lap.  

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Homage a George Seurat

Homage a Seurat by Jonathan Burton h/t M. Wuerker  

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Get Smart

Smartify is a very clever free app that allows users to scan artworks to identify them and then get meaningful background information. This Shazam for art is already available for more than thirty major international art venues and more are being added monthly. … Continue reading

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Fall into Autumn with Van Gogh

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The Mind Loves The Unkown

“The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown since meaning of the mind is itself unknown.”

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