Pacific Orchid Expo in Golden Gate Park

PACIFIC ORCHID EXPO IN GOLDEN GATE PARK

This year's Exposition will take place from Friday, February 23th, through Sunday, February 25th, 2018 in the Hall of Flowers at Golden...

Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy. Born on this day in 1927

HUBERT JAMES MARCEL TAFFIN DE GIVENCHY. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1927

De Givenchy

 
 
 
“Casanova, the Seduction of Europe” at the Legion of Honor

“CASANOVA, THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPE” AT THE LEGION OF HONOR

Canaletto. The Square of Saint Mark's and the Piazetti Tallyrand, French nobleman and statesman whose life spanned the 18 th century...

Louis Comfort Tiffany. Born on this day in 1848

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1848

Tiffany Studios , Dragonfly Library Lamp, ca. 1905 - 10 Leaded glass; cast bronze Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. Louis Comfort Tiffany...

 
 
 
Happy Lunar New Year

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR

Tzu Chou, silk fan design with two doves and a pekingese. China, around 1864. Happy LunarNewYear! 2018 is the year of the dog - here...

CARLE OR CHARLES-ANDRÉ VAN LOO . ON THIS DAY IN 1705

 
 
 
Happy Valentine's Day

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

Kathleen McCallum‏ Peripheralpal 5h5 hours ago More Cupid the Honey Thief - DÜRER Fable by the Greek poet Theocritus

PAULA MODERSOHN-BECKER. POINEERING WOMAN ARTIST, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1876

 
 
 
Margaret Fownes-Luttrell

MARGARET FOWNES-LUTTRELL

February 07, 2018. Margaret Fownes-Luttrell was an English artist and wife of Henry Fownes Luttrell. Two of her paintings are part...

Fernand Henri Léger. born on Feb 4, 1881

FERNAND HENRI LÉGER. BORN ON FEB 4, 1881

February 04, 1881. Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal...

 
 
 
My Superbowl Sunday

MY SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

Willem Kalf: "Still-Life with Chinese Porcelain Bowl", 1662. Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Jan Davidsz. de Heem: "Flower Still-Life with...

Norman Rockwell

NORMAN ROCKWELL

I remember going through my grandparent's old copies of Colliers and the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines down in the basement...

 
 
 
José Guadalupe Posada

JOSÉ GUADALUPE POSADA

February 02, 1853. José Guadalupe Posada was a Mexican political printmaker and engraver whose work has influenced many Latin American...

Calendar page for February - the month for staying warm

CALENDAR PAGE FOR FEBRUARY - THE MONTH FOR STAYING WARM

Clear away Vines Celebrate Aquarius The zodiac sign associated with this month is Aquarius, based on the constellation that is said...

 
 
 
Gandi was assassinated 70 years ago today

GANDI WAS ASSASSINATED 70 YEARS AGO TODAY

Today marks 70 years since the assassination of Mohandas Gandhi. A pioneer of peaceful protest, he worked tirelessly for an independent...

Alice Neel. Born in January 1900

ALICE NEEL. BORN IN JANUARY 1900

Ballet Dancer, 1950. Hall Collection. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London I...

 
 
 
Barnett Newman. On this day in 1905

BARNETT NEWMAN. ON THIS DAY IN 1905

I am working on two posts on artists who interest me more - Ruth Asawa and Alice Neel. But I should mention that Barnett Newman was...

Hendrick Avercamp. Born on this day in 1584

HENDRICK AVERCAMP. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1584

January 27, 1585. Hendrick Avercamp - May 15, 1634 ) was a Dutch painter. Avercamp was born in Amsterdam, where he studied with the...

 
 
 
Least we forget. International Holocaust Remembrance Day

LEAST WE FORGET. INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

After going through the selection process upon arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Perla Schwartz, an elderly Jewish woman from Subcarpathian...

National Handwriting Day

NATIONAL HANDWRITING DAY

Where does good handwriting start? Well, it should start with the study of calligraphy, Lloyd Reynolds, a professor of English at Reed...

 
 
 



UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural...

UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural Cinema Center in EuropaCity

Aerial view. Rendering by Flying Architecture. Image Courtesy of UNStudio UNStudio has been selected as the winner of the largest ever private initiative architectural... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

20"x16" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Click H ERE for more info. Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Hug House / React Architects

Hug House / React Architects

© George Messaritakis Architects: React Architects Location: Paros, Greece Architects In Charge: Natasha Deliyianni, Yiorgos Spiridonos Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

© Norbert Tukaj Architects: DO architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Architect In Charge: Sabina Daugėlienė, Algimantas Neniškis, Andrė Baldišiūtė, Ieva Marija... Read more ...

Beach Time

Beach Time

Abstract art shower curtain in aqua blue and yellow Buy it here Read more ...

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Ricoh has just announced the Pentax K-1 Mark II , a successor to the original K-1 that was unveiled in February 2016. The latest camera promises better image quality and... Read more ...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

Contemporary Art, Narrative This painting is heavy with layers of paint and sand. I painted it over and over again. I couldn't seem to get it right. This is the day WWII ended... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Portrait 13

Portrait 13

This i.s the second time that I have painted this incredibly beautiful woman. The first attempt I felt that the drawing was too dark and dismal. In this drawing I left some of... Read more ...