Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 22 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 22 January 2012 – Clarence Tillenius, a Canadian artist, environmentalist, and advocate for the protection of wildlife and wilderness. Tillenius died in Winnipeg on January 22, 2012 at the age of 98. At the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 21 January 1845 – Harriet Becker, a Norwegian painter. Below – “Evening Interior”; “Pa blekevollen”; “Blatt interior””; “Kone som sir”; “By Lamp Light”; “Drying Clothes.” Musings in Winter: Robert Frost “You can’t get too … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 20 January 1875 – Jean-Francois Millet, a French painter. Below – “The Sheepfold”; “Woman Baking Bread”; “The Sower”; “The Gleaners”; “Shepherdess Seated on a Rock”; “The Goose Girl.” A Poem for Today “My Mother … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 19 January 1839 – Paul Cezanne, a French Post-Impressionist painter. Below – “Woman in a Green Hat”; “The Card Players”; “Les Grandes Baigneuses”; “The Overture to Tannhauser: The Artist’s Mother and Sister”; “The Basket … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 January 2019

Contemporary Belgian Art – Pol Ledent: Part I of II Below – “Snowy Mountain”; “Summer and purple flowers”; “Jupiter in Love”; “Blue still life”; “Life’s struggle”; “Roman nude in Pompeii.” Musings in Winter: Anton Chekhov “People don’t notice whether it’s … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 January 2019

Contemporary American Art – Michael Nauert Below – “Crystal Cove”; “Rocks III”; “Forest Sketch”; “The Plants I”; “Some Other Kind of Picnic”; “Continuum of Magnetic Sleep.” Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 17 January 1914 – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 16 January 1901 – Arnold Bocklin, a Swiss painter: Part I of II. Below – “Villa by the Sea”; “Isle of the Dead”; “The island of life”; “Honey Moon”; “Ocean Breakers (The Sound)”; “Venus … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 January 2019

Remembering an Important Photographer on the Date of His Death: Died 15 January 1896 – Mathew Brady, an American photographer and journalist best known for his scenes of the Civil War. Mathew Brady is widely regarded as the father of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 January 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 14 January 1836 – Henri Fantin-Latour, a French painter. Below – “Miss Sarah Budgett”; “White Lilacs”; “Andromeda”; “A la Mémoire de Schumann”; “Study of a Woman”; “Le source dans le bois.” Remembering an Important … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 January 2019

American Art – Edward Simmons (1852-1931): Part I of II. Below – “The Reflection”; “Girl reading”; “High Sea”; “July Afternoon”; “Awaiting His Return”; “Boston Public Gardens.” Musings in Winter: J. B. Priestley “The first fall of snow is not only … Continue reading

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