Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 December 2018

Greeting December Below – Edvard Munch: “New Snow in the Avenue” Art for December – Pierre-Auguste Renoir: “Skaters in the Bois de Boulogne” A Poem for December “Snow” by Louise MacNeice The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 30 November 1979 – Laura Gilpin, an American photographer. Below – “Young Navajo mother and her child”; “Ranchos de Taos Church”; “Sunset, Mesa Verde”; “Sunrise over the Desert: Shiprock from Lukachukai Mountains, Arizona”; “Pueblo … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 November 2018

Contemporary German Art – Maxim Fomenko Below – “forever”; “Studio”; “ghost.” Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 29 November 1898: C. S. Lewis, a British novelist, poet, and critic. Some quotes from the work of C. … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 November 2018

Contemporary British Art: Matthew Spencer Below – “Ghost”; “House at Night”; “Pink Train”; “Summer Holidays”; “Nowhere Hotel”; “Blue Mountains no. 1.” Musings in Autumn: Lin Yutang “I like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 November 2018

Contemporary Ukrainian Art – Anastasiia Grygorieva Below – “Seascape. To the Pier!”; “Landscape. Sunset in Maratea, Italy”; Seascape. Dawn in Budva”; “Lilac night”; “Kiev. Street intersection.” A Poem for Today “Returning” by Tami Haaland When I open the door and … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 November 2018

Contemporary Norwegian Art – June Sira Below – “The River”; “Jil Blue”; “The Annunciation”; “Fireflies”; “A Young Girl Reading”; “Fountain.” A Poem for Today “Bird” by Dorianne Laux For days now a red-breasted bird has been trying to break in. … Continue reading

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Sentient in Marin County – 25 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 25 November 1945 – Patrick Nagel, an American painter and illustrator. Below – “Woman with Balance Scale in Background”; “Black and White Robe”; “Couple with Yellow Sportscar”; Untitled; “Susan”; Untitled. Musings in Autumn: William … Continue reading

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Sentient in Marin County – 24 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 24 November 1957 – Diego Rivera, a Mexican painter and sculptor. Below – “Street in Avila”; “The Alarm Clock”; “The Mathematician”; “Still Life with Utensils”; “Urban Landscape”; “Two Women.” Musings in Autumn: Zephyr Ware … Continue reading

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Sentient in Marin County – 23 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 23 November 1868 – Mary Brewster Hazelton, an American painter. Below – “The Letter”; “Two Sisters at a Piano”; “Woman in White”; “Impressionist Landscape”; “The Blue Shawl”; “Woman in Greco-Roman Dress.” Musings in November: … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2018

Happy Thanksgiving Below – Grandma Moses: “Home for Thanksgiving” Art for Thanksgiving – Hongnian Zhang: “Thanksgiving” Musings on Thanksgiving: Craig Ferguson “I like football. I find it’s an exciting strategic game. It’s a great way to avoid conversation with your … Continue reading

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