Monthly Archives: March 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 21 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 21 March 1887 – Clarice Beckett, an Australian painter: Part I of II. Below – “Princess Bridge”; “Evening Light, Beaumaris“; “Church Street Bridge, Richmond”; “Beaumaris seascape”; “Passing Trams”; “Winter Morning, Beaumaris.” Musings in Spring: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 March 2019: The First Day of Spring

Greeting Spring Below – The Vernal Equinox at Stonehenge Art for Spring – Pierre-Auguste Cot: “Springtime” Musings in Spring: Pablo Neruda “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” Below – William Savage Cooper: “Gathering … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 19 March 1864 – Charles Marion Russell, an American painter and sculptor of the Old American West: Part I of II. Below – “The Tenderfoot”; “When the Land Belonged to God”; “Meat for Wild … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 18 March 1862 – Eugene Jansson, a Swedish painter: Part I of II. Below – ‘At Dusk”; “At the Piano”; “The Circus”; “Evening”; “Hornsgatan by Night”; “In the Park.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 17 March 1856 – Mikhail Vrubel, a Russian painter. Below – “The girl on the background of a Persian carpet”; “The Swan Princess”; “Chrysanthemums”; “Fortune teller”; “Lilac”; “Pan.” Musings in Winter: Ezra Taft Benson … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 16 March 1898 – Aubrey Beardsley, an English illustrator and author. Below – “The Peacock Skirt”; “The Black Cat”; “Venus Between Terminal Gods”; “Et in Arcadia Ego”; “The driving of Cupid from the garden”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 March 2019

Contemporary Italian Art – Cesare Reggiani: Part I of II. Below – “Profile and Oryx”; “Finding the Elsewhere”; “The Place of the Rendezvous”; “The Revealed Forest”; “Another Shore”; “The Apparent Calm.” Beware the Ides of March! 15 March 44BCE – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 14 March 1898 – Reginald Marsh, an American painter. Below – “Merry-Go-Round”; “Wonderland Circus”; “The Bowery”; “Night Worker”; “Coney Island”; “Texas Guinan and Her Gang.” Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of His … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 13 March 1825 – Hans Gude, a Norwegian painter. Below – “By the Mill Pond”; “Ladies in the Sunshine”; “Fresh Breeze off the Norwegian Coast”; “Resting on the path”; “Under the Oak”; “Hardanger fjord.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 12 March 1863 – Carl Holsoe, a Danish painter. Below – “Woman in an Interior with a Mirror”; “Girl in an Interior”; “Waiting by the Window”; “Woman with a Fruit Bowl”; “A Lady Playing … Continue reading

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