Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 28 February 2019

Contemporary American Art – Ilir Pojani Below – “White dream”; “Green fireflies”; “Flowers in a vase”; “Young Man 37”; “White Queen”; “Hope”; “Racing with the wind.” A Poem for Today “Horses” by Jennifer Gray The neighbor’s horses idle under the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 27 February 1863 – Joaquin Sorolla, a Spanish painter. Below – “My Wife and Daughters in the Garden”; “Walk on the Beach”; “After Bathing”; “Beach at Zarauz”; “Setting Sun in Biarritz”; “Maria on the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 26 February 1808 – Honore Daumier, a French painter, illustrator, and sculptor. Below – “Art Lovers”; “A Game of Checkers”; “The Bathers”; “The Night Walkers”; “The Serenade”; “Workmen on the Street.” Musings in Winter: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 25 February 1841 – Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a French painter and sculptor: Part I of II. Below – “The Swing”; “The Theater Box”; “Dance at Le Moulin Galette”; “Luncheon of the Boating Party”; “Lise Sewing”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 24 February 1836 – Winslow Homer, an American painter and illustrator: Part I of III. Below – “An Afterglow”; “Adirondack Lake”; “Apple Picking”; “The Artist’s Studio in an Afternoon Fog”; “At the Window”; “The … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 23 February 1931 – Tom Wesselmann, an American painter and sculptor associated with the Pop Art movement. Below – “Still Life #20”; “Still Life #30”; “Bedroom Painting No. 15”; “Nude”; “Seated Nude with Matisse … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 22 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 22 February 1875 – Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, a French painter and illustrator. Below – “Boat in the Moonlight”; “The Artist’s Studio”; “Bathers at Bellinzona, Evening”; “Circle of Nymphs, Morning”: “Concert Campfire”; “A Girl Reading.” Musings … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 21 February 1909 – Hans Erni, a Swiss painter, sculptor, and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “Der Astronom”; “Drei Pferde”; “Rising Stallion”; “Familie No. 1”; “Zwei Pferde”; “Maler und Model.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 20 February 1902 – Ansel Adams, an American photographer. Below – “Moon and Half Dome”; “Oak Tree, Snowstorm”; “Jeffrey Pine, Sentinel Dome”; “Afternoon Sun”; “Northern California Coast Redwoods”; “Sierra Nevada, Winter Evening.” A Poem … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 February 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 17 February 1876 – Constantin Brancusi, a Romanian sculptor, painter, and photographer who made his career in France. Below – “Bird in Space”; “Muse”; “Sleeping Muse”; “Portrait of a Woman”; “The Kiss”; “Portrait of … Continue reading

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