Nprman Rockwell's The Four Freedoms

NPRMAN ROCKWELL'S THE FOUR FREEDOMS

Freedom of Speech Freedom of worship From a poster done later during the struggle for Civil Rights Freedom from fear more relevant...

National Wine Day

NATIONAL WINE DAY

The God of Wine I almost missed National Wine Day which was yesterday (rather appropriate for Memorial Day Weekend - but that's probably...

 
 
 
Margret Fuller. Born on this day in 1810

MARGRET FULLER. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1810

“The mind is not... a highway, but a temple, and its doors should not be carelessly left open.Two years before Transcendentalist grand...

Mary Cassatt. Born on this day in 1844

MARY CASSATT. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1844

Boating party, 1893. Of course baby is along and nobody has a life jacket. Living dangerously, with Mary Cassatt, born OTD 1844. Cassatt,...

 
 
 
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau. Born on this day in 1844

HENRI JULIEN FÉLIX ROUSSEAU. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1844

The Dream May 21, 1844. Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was a French post-impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was...

Tamaa de Lempicka. Art Deco Glamor

TAMAA DE LEMPICKA. ART DECO GLAMOR

Born Maria Gorska, Tamara de Lempicka was renowned for both her own beauty and her ability to create beauty. The painter captured the...

 
 
 
Thomas Gainsborough, Baptized on this day in 1727

THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, BAPTIZED ON THIS DAY IN 1727

Blue Boy Mrs Siddons Mr and Mrs William Hallett The Duchess of Beaufort Baptized on May 14, 1727, Gainsborough became the most famous...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Born May 12, 1828 in London

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI. BORN MAY 12, 1828 IN LONDON

Fascinated by women's physical allure, Rossetti here imagines a legendary femme fatale as a self-absorbed nineteenth-century beauty...

 
 
 
Jacques Daret (1400 - 1470)

JACQUES DARET (1400 - 1470)

Jacques Daret was an Early Netherlandish painter born in Tournai , where he would spend much of his life. Daret spent 15 years as a...

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

JEAN-BAPTISTE CARPEAUX

French sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux was born on this date in 1827. This is his haunting sculpture "Ugolino and His Sons."...

 
 
 
James Collinson

JAMES COLLINSON

May 09, 1825. James Collinson was a Victorian painter who was a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood from 1848 to 1850. In this...

Phillis Wheatley's birthday?

PHILLIS WHEATLEY'S BIRTHDAY?

From the Smithsonian: Folks are tweeting that today is Phillis Wheatley's birthday. We can't confirm, but we do know that our 1773...

 
 
 

POETRY MACHINE

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller: The Poetry Machine and Other Works: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays....

Wendell Barry. How long does it take to make the woods

WENDELL BARRY. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE THE WOODS

How long does it take to make the woods? As long as it takes to make the world.It is always finished, it is always being made, the...

 
 
 
Edwin Church. Born on May 4, 1826

EDWIN CHURCH. BORN ON MAY 4, 1826

May 04, 2018. Frederic Edwin Church was an American landscape painter born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a central figure in the...

AUGUSTUS EGG, VICTORIAN PAINTER (1816-1863)

 
 
 
George Innes. Born on this day in 1825. . Alao, Michiel Jansz.van Miereveltm born in 1566

GEORGE INNES. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1825. . ALAO, MICHIEL JANSZ.VAN MIEREVELTM BORN IN 1566

“The true use of art is, first, to cultivate the artist's own spiritual nature.” -American painter George Inness, born onthisday in...

Happy May Day

HAPPY MAY DAY

Happy May Day - International Worker's Day! This poster by Dutch artist Jan Toorop was created for the 1898 National Woman's Labour...

 
 
 
Delacroix, born on April 26, 1798

DELACROIX, BORN ON APRIL 26, 1798

Delacroix's most Influential work. Liberty Leading the people. "The Death of Sardanapalus," perhaps Delacroix's most notorious painting,...

FUTURE FARMERS AT YBCA

Harvest the fog:

 
 
 



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 ...

'blessings swirling' contemporary abstract landscape painting by santa fe...

'blessings swirling' contemporary abstract landscape painting by santa fe artist dawn chandler

Blessings swirling by dawn chandler Blessings Swirling by Dawn Chandler contemporary abstract ‘textual' landscape oil & mixed media 24” x 24” x 1.5” Blessing Swirling is a... Read more ...

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Image © Iwan Baan Chilean architect Smiljan Radic was announced the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting,Trees,Abstract Figure...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting,Trees,Abstract Figure "Together" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Bright trees with a sunset in the background are watched by a couple. The descending copper squares are the light of the Creator entering the painting. 12"x12" Original Mixed... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist Gerri Calpin

20 1/2"x20 /2"x1" Mixed Media Mounted on Gallery Wrapped Canvas Painted papers, fabric, acrylic paints, beads. Mounted float style on gallery canvas covered with painted and... Read more ...

2018 Venice Biennale Winners: Eduardo Souto do Moura, Switzerland, Great...

2018 Venice Biennale Winners: Eduardo Souto do Moura, Switzerland, Great Britain, Jan der Vylde, Rahul Mehrotra, Andra Matin

Courtesy of the Venice Biennale The curators of the 2018 Venice Biennale Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects have announced the winning contributions to... Read more ...

Tools painting original

Tools painting original

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Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411

Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411

Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411. 6x8" Oil on Panel. Read more ...

18C London 1760s MAY DAY Parade

18C London 1760s MAY DAY Parade

1761-1770 John Collet A Satire of a May Day Scene in London Read more ...

Morning Madonna

Morning Madonna

Unknown Master, German. Virgin and Child with Angels In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; &... Read more ...

Nothing Matters, Noah Kalina

Nothing Matters, Noah Kalina

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