Monthly Archives: April 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 May 2019

Greeting May Below – John Collier: “The Maying of Queen Guinevere” Art for May – Dante Gabriel Rossetti: “Rosa Triplex” A Poem for May “A Maypole” by Jonathan Swift Deprived of root, and branch and rind, Yet flowers I bear … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 April 2019

Contemporary American Art – Catherine Graffam Below – “Hold That Pose for Me”; “michael”; “Horses or Heaven”; “Head High, Tears Dray”; “Get Back.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 April 1888 – John Crowe Ransom, an American poet, literary … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 29 April 1979 – Hardie Gramatky, an American painter: Part I of II. Andrew Wyeth considered Gramatky one of America’s twenty greatest watercolorists. Below – “Greens Farms Station (Westport)”; “Golden Glow (Westport)”; “Industrial Scene”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 28 April 1926 – James Bama, an American artist known for his paintings of Western subjects. Below – “Cheyenne Warrior – A Portrait”; “Above the Valley Floor”; “A Young Oglala Sioux”; “Bittin Up Rimrock … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 27 April 1857 – Theodor Kittelsen, a Norwegian painter and illustrator. Below – “Echo”; “The Hulder That Disappeared”; “Woodpecker”; “Stooks of Grain in Moonlight”; “Boy on white horse”; “The 12 wild ducks.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 26 April 1798 – Eugene Delacroix, a French painter and lithographer. Below – “Horse Frightened by Storm”; “Liberty Leading the People”; “The Barque of Dante”; “A Young Tiger Playing with its Mother”; “The Women … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 25 April 1931 – David Shepherd, an English painter, conservationist, and author. Below – “A Tiger in the Bush”; “Zebras”; “Bat Eared Fox”; “Lion”; “Bull Elephant”; “A Rhino Emerging from the Bush.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 24 April 1938 – George Grey Barnard, an American sculptor. Below – “Struggle of the Two Natures in Man”; “Maidenhood”; “The Great God Pan”; “Solitude (Adam and Eve).” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 April 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 23 April 1916 – Yiannis Moralis, a Greek painter. Below – “Girl Untying Her Sandal”; “Erotic”; “Sitting Figure”; “Erotic”; “Summer”; “Pleine Lune.” This Date in Literary History: Died 23 April 1616 – William Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 22 April 2019

Today Is Earth Day Below – The unofficial Earth Day Flag created by John McConnell. This Date in Art History: Born 22 April 1917 – Sidney Nolan, an Australian painter. Below – “Dry Jungle”; ““Pretty Polly Mine”; “The galaxy”; “Carron … Continue reading

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