Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sentient in San Francisco – 15 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 15 November 1985 – Meret Oppenheim, a German-Swiss painter and photographer. Below – “Red head, blue body”; “Octopus’s garden”; “Subterranean Bow”; “Waldinneres mit Dryaden”; “Caterpillar on Metamorphosis”; “Windhose.” Musings in Autumn: Emily Dickinson “November … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 14 November 1691 – Tosa Mitsuoki, a Japanese painter. Below – “Genji Monogatari”; “The Seven Gods of Good Fortune”; “Two Cranes”; “Camellia”; “Warrior at Imperial Court”; Untitled. Musings in Autumn: E.M. Forster “The house … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 November 2018

Musings in Autumn: Lawrence Durrell “These are the moments which are not calculable, and cannot be assessed in words; they live on in the solution of memory, like wonderful creatures, unique of their own kind, dredged up from the floors … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 12 November 2013 – Kurt Trampedach, a Danish painter and sculptor. Below – “Horse”; “Figure Composition”; “Walking Man (selfportrait)”; “Horse”; “Woman’s Head”; “Red Horse.” A Poem for Today “Sleeping With the Chihuahua” by Tami … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 11 November 1868 – Edouard Vuillard, a French painter: Part I of II. Below – “Le corsage rayé”; “Two Seamstresses in the Workroom”; “Garden at Vaucresson”; “The Table”; “Breakfast”; “Le Grand Teddy.” Remembering a … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 November 2018

Art for Autumn: Kobus Moller (Zimbabwean, contemporary) Below – “Zebra”; Untitled; Big Five”; “Leopard Study” Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Death: Died 10 November 2007 – Norman Mailer, an American novelist, essayist, recipient of the National Book … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 9 November 2015 – Ernst Fuchs, an Austrian painter, sculptor, and illustrator. Below – “Observator Infinitor”; “The Angel of History”; “Self-Portrait with Feather Hat”; “Cherub with an Amethyst”; “The Spirit of Mercury”; “Nymph Gramophone.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 8 November 1883 – Charles Demuth, an American painter. Below – “The Boat Ride from Sorrento”; “Sail: In Two Movements”; “Wild Orchids”; “Trees and Barns Bermuda”; “The Jazz Singer”; “In Vaudeville (Dancer with Chorus).” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 7 November 1860 – Paul Peel, a Canadian painter. Below – “The Pumpkin Patch”; “Orchestra Chairs”; “Daisies”; “Lady in Satin Cape with Pink Rose”; “Goodbye”; “Aurora.” Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 6 November 1937 – Colin Campbell Cooper, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Portrait of Emma Lampert Cooper”; “Hudson River Waterfront, N.Y.”; “Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco”; “Summer”; “Pergola at … Continue reading

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