Today's artists birthdays:  Bandinelli, Canaletto, Hassam, Allori

TODAY'S ARTISTS BIRTHDAYS: BANDINELLI, CANALETTO, HASSAM, ALLORI

Quite a line up of artists for today's birthday celebration: Bandinelli, Giovanni Canaletto, Childe Hassam, Allori Childe Hassam ,...

James Tissot - now showing at the Legion of Honor. Also, Happy birthday

JAMES TISSOT - NOW SHOWING AT THE LEGION OF HONOR. ALSO, HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Happy birthday to James Tissot, born on this day in 1836 and the focus of a one-man exhibit at the Legion of Honor in SF. Born in Nantes,...

 
 
 
Happy Birthday to e,e, cummings. Writer AND Painter

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO E,E, CUMMINGS. WRITER AND PAINTER

E. E. Cummings was an american poet, painter and author. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical...

Faith Ringgold . born October 8, 1930

FAITH RINGGOLD . BORN OCTOBER 8, 1930

October 08, 1930. Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an artist, best known for her narrative quilts....

 
 
 
Caravaggio. September 29, 1571(2) - July 18, 1610)

CARAVAGGIO. SEPTEMBER 29, 1571(2) - JULY 18, 1610)

Flowers, fruits, and a young man as delicious and seductive as they are, playing the lute for just you in 1595. Can anybody stay innocent...

"Africa, State of Mind " at the Museum of the African Diaspora

"AFRICA, STATE OF MIND " AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Emmanuelle Andrianjafy, Nothing's in Vain, published in 2017 by MACK.15 Kiluanji Kia Henda. The Last Journey of the Dictator Mussunda...

 
 
 
Welcome October

WELCOME OCTOBER

A Calendar Page for October BLMedieval Add 18850 f. 10r October Calendar. Hours of Anne de Bretagne. GallicaBnF Latin 9474 of Brittany...

In Memorandum. Jessye Norman . Dead at 74

IN MEMORANDUM. JESSYE NORMAN . DEAD AT 74

Dead at 74 Norman

 
 
 
Suzanne Valadon., Born in September 1865 - April 7, 1938

SUZANNE VALADON., BORN IN SEPTEMBER 1865 - APRIL 7, 1938

A somewhat controversial figure, Suzanne Valadon was the illegitimate daughter of a French domestic worker. Born in September of 1865,...

Marjorie Blamey. born 13 March 1918; died 8 September 2019

MARJORIE BLAMEY. BORN 13 MARCH 1918; DIED 8 SEPTEMBER 2019

Marjorie Blamey, who has died aged 101, was Britain's most prolific illustrator of wild flowers. She contributed all the color illustrations,...

 
 
 
Pavel Tchelitchew

PAVEL TCHELITCHEW

Portrait of Edith Sitwell, who became not only his patron, assistant and close friend for many years. The son of a Russian landowner...

Arthur Rackham. Born on this day in 1878

ARTHUR RACKHAM. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1878

Arthur Rackham, (born Sept. 19, 1867, London , Eng.-died Sept. 6, 1939, Limpsfield, Surrey), one of the best known British illustrators...

 
 
 
Ben Shahn, 1898 - 1969, A Lithographer, painter, Muralist, photographer, graphic artist, & an advocate for social justice

BEN SHAHN, 1898 - 1969, A LITHOGRAPHER, PAINTER, MURALIST, PHOTOGRAPHER, GRAPHIC ARTIST, & AN ADVOCATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

Ben Shahn, "Men are men before they are lawyers or physicians or , 1955, brush and ink on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian...

Sir Peter Lely painter of the beauties of the court of Charles II

SIR PETER LELY PAINTER OF THE BEAUTIES OF THE COURT OF CHARLES II

Barbara Palmer, one of Charles II's most famous mistresses Nell Gwyn

 
 
 

THE KINSEY SICKS LATEST VIDEO "DON'T BE HAPPY, WORRY"

So many worries, so little time! The Kinsey Sicks latest video "Don't Be Happy, Worry" is released just in time for The Jewish New...

Ethiopian New Year

ETHIOPIAN NEW YEAR

11th of Sep is the Ethiopian New Year. Ethiopia uses its own calendar with 13 months in year. The 13th month has 5/6 days a leap year....

 
 
 
9-11

9-11

Pieter Bruegel. The greatest Flemish painter of the 16th century

PIETER BRUEGEL. THE GREATEST FLEMISH PAINTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY

Dulle Griet, motivated by fury and going on the attack. Also Known as Mad Meg, she leads an army of women to attack and pillage Hell....

 
 
 
Caspar David Friedrich. A Virgo birthday for this painter of romantic and mysterious landscapes

CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH. A VIRGO BIRTHDAY FOR THIS PAINTER OF ROMANTIC AND MYSTERIOUS LANDSCAPES

German Romantic painter Cas another Virgo like Queen Elizabeth 1. Growing up in Europe during a period of disillusionment with society,...

Oskar Schlemmer. Multi talented artist associated with the Bauhaus School

OSKAR SCHLEMMER. MULTI TALENTED ARTIST ASSOCIATED WITH THE BAUHAUS SCHOOL

September 04, 1888. Oskar Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school....

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas "Mountain" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

I love the contrasts, textures, and colors of this contemporary Mountain. It also looks great horizontally, and I have gently signed it both ways. The painting is done over... Read more ...

Banksy's Gross Domestic Product Ecommerce Store Launches with Line of...

Banksy's Gross Domestic Product Ecommerce Store Launches with Line of Sardonic Homewares

As we recently reported , Banksy debuted a dystopian homewares store on October 1, 2019. Making good on his promise to open an online platform to purchase goods displayed in... Read more ...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting “Approaching Storm” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

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Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...

Adobe Animate 101: Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in...

Adobe Animate 101: Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in Adobe Animate

Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in Adobe Animate You will need a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud to complete this lesson. We will be using the programs... Read more ...

Savannah Wildlife Preserve

Savannah Wildlife Preserve

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Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media,Collage Art "Under a Big Sky" by Intuitive Artist Joan...

Abstract Mixed Media,Collage Art "Under a Big Sky" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

Mixed media collage with rich golds, images of trees, musical score, and an oversized nest, Many metaphorical possibilities are embedded in this painting. 16"x12" Mixed... Read more ...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas "Mountain" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

I love the contrasts, textures, and colors of this contemporary Mountain. It also looks great horizontally, and I have gently signed it both ways. The painting is done over... Read more ...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...