On this day: Anthonij Rudolf Mauve

ON THIS DAY: ANTHONIJ RUDOLF MAUVE

September 18, 1838. Anthonij Rudolf Mauve (18 September 1838, Zaandam, North Holland - 5 February 1888, Arnhem) was a Dutch realist...

Degas' pastels

DEGAS' PASTELS

Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell The intensity and sensuality of Edgar Degas , the great voyeur of late 19th century art whose...

 
 
 
Born Today. Ben Shahn

BORN TODAY. BEN SHAHN

September 12, 1898. Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing...

She had some horses by Joy Harjo

SHE HAD SOME HORSES BY JOY HARJO

She had some horses. She had horses who were bodies of sand. By Joy Harjo I. She Had Some Horses She had some horses. She had horses...

 
 
 
Hannah Hill. Women in art

HANNAH HILL. WOMEN IN ART

Embroidery created by contemporary UK textile artist Hannah Hill aka Hanecdote womensart

Born on this day: Jacob Lawrence

BORN ON THIS DAY: JACOB LAWRENCE

From the "Migration Series" Jacob Lawrence is among the best-known 20th-century African-American painters. He was only 23 years old...

 
 
 
Labor Day

LABOR DAY

A Labor Day parade on Main Street in Buffalo, New York, circa 1900. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. It started with a strike:...

Free family day at the Asian Art Museum

FREE FAMILY DAY AT THE ASIAN ART MUSEUM

Discover and play as a family at the Asian Art Museum. On Family Fun Days, our gallery activities, creative art projects and immersive...

 
 
 
Where to Donate to Harvey Victims From the NY Times

WHERE TO DONATE TO HARVEY VICTIMS FROM THE NY TIMES

Posted from the NY Times - putting this here in case the NY Times starts locking everything behind a paywall. No paywall on this blog Where...

Calendar page for September from the British Library

CALENDAR PAGE FOR SEPTEMBER FROM THE BRITISH LIBRARY

Labor of the month from Book of Hours of the Use of Saint-Omer. "The base of the first page includes the labour of the month: a peasant...

 
 
 
On this day. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

ON THIS DAY. JEAN-AUGUSTE-DOMINIQUE INGRES

August 29, 1780. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself to be a painter of...

Today's birthday. Edward Burne-Jones

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY. EDWARD BURNE-JONES

The Beguiling of Merlin, 1874 Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet ARA was a British artist and designer closely associated with...

 
 
 

ANOTHER WEEK, MORE ART DESTROYED BY THE CARELESS AND CLUELESS

Every week, seems like another piece of art is destroyed by the inattentive and clueless : Artworks, beware! Last week, a visitor to...

On this day. Rufino Tamayo

ON THIS DAY. RUFINO TAMAYO

August 26, 1899. Rufino Tamayo was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage, born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. Tamayo was active in the...

 
 
 
Born today. Lavinia Fontina

BORN TODAY. LAVINIA FONTINA

Self-Portrait at the Clavichord with a Servant, c. 1577 Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna, the daughter of the painter Prospero Fontana,...

WINESBERG, OHIO

Today's free book from Amazon is a classic novel by Sherwood Anderson. Winesburg, Ohio (full title: Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales...

 
 
 
On this day. Aubrey Beardsley

ON THIS DAY. AUBREY BEARDSLEY

Ali Baba Illustrator and author Aubrey Beardsley was born onthisday in 1872. A leader of the Aesthetic movement, His work influenced...

Today's birthday: Gustave Caillebotte

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: GUSTAVE CAILLEBOTTE

August 19, 1848. Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter, member and patron of the group of artists known as Impressionists, though...

 
 
 
Fearless Female Friday: Aethelflaed . Ruler of Mercia people in the English Midlands, Military leader

FEARLESS FEMALE FRIDAY: AETHELFLAED . RULER OF MERCIA PEOPLE IN THE ENGLISH MIDLANDS, MILITARY LEADER

Royal MS 14 B VI ms 14 b vi f001r edited close up Queens Aethelswitha and Aethelflaed, In The Cartulary And Customs Of Abingdon Abbey...

Francesco Albani

FRANCESCO ALBANI

August 16, 1578. Francesco Albani or Albano (17 March or 17 August 1578 - 4 October 1660) was an Italian Baroque painter. Albani never...

 
 
 



Trumpf Smart Factory Chicago / Barkow Leibinger

Trumpf Smart Factory Chicago / Barkow Leibinger

© Steve Hall © Hall + Merrick Photographers Architects: Barkow Leibinger Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States Lead Architects: Barkow Leibinger Design Team: Heiko... Read more ...

Welcome Rains

Welcome Rains

Painting a Day through September Much-needed to cool our wildfires ~ September 18 6 x 12 inches oil on panel plein air Read more ...

Abstract,Impressionist Landscape, Trees, Flowers, Fine Art Painting...

Abstract,Impressionist Landscape, Trees, Flowers, Fine Art Painting "Exploding Blue Haze on Butterflies' Wings" by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

Award winning artwork published in Northlight Incites hardbound 2015 edition. The original artwork comes signed with a signed copy of the published book. 24"x36" Acrylics on Canvas Read more ...

Last Chance to Bid on Paintings by Judy Crowe-Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Last Chance to Bid on Paintings by Judy Crowe-Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser Friends, My goal is to raise $2000.00 for Houston Non ProfitWest Street RecoverySo Far, I've raised 1400.00! These last few paintings will be... Read more ...

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto . For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting... Read more ...

Uptown 3 train

Uptown 3 train

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SEP House / MMA Studio

SEP House / MMA Studio

© Celso Pilati Architects: MMA Studio Location: Curitiba, Brazil Architect In Charge: Mauricio Melara Area: 767.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Celso Pilati Team: Mauricio... Read more ...

Autumn skies over South Beach

Autumn skies over South Beach

Zuiderstrand met Herfsthemel oil on canvas - 40 x 40 cm painted on location - Tues 12 Sept 2017 € 465 With such a display of those puffy cumulus clouds mixed with a... Read more ...

Siena House / Guillem Carrera

Siena House / Guillem Carrera

© Guillem Carrera Architects: Guillem Carrera Location: Sitges, Spain Area: 487.0 m2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Guillem Carrera Collaborators: Eva Crespo, Xavier Aguado... Read more ...

Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House Mystical Painting "The...

Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House Mystical Painting "The Dreamer" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

A young girl dreams of home She sees her pueblo and a shaman beckoning her to take the quiet walk to the center of being. Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House... Read more ...