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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 March 2019

Contemporary Czech Art – Tomas Nemec: Part I of II. Below – “Garden”; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; “Vasek.” This Date in History: 11 March 2011 – Initiated by a tsunami following the Tōhoku earthquake, three reactors at the Fukushima Daichi … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 10 March 1844 – Marie Spartali Stillman, a British Pre-Raphaelite painter. Below – “Love’s Messenger”; “Madonna Pietra degli Scrovigni”; “A Rose from Armida’s Garden”; “Beatrice”; “Love Sonnets”; “Mariana.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 9 March1925 – Willard Metcalf, an American painter. Below – “Cornish Hills”; “On the Suffolk Coast”; “The Ten Cent Breakfast”; “May Night”; “My Wife and Daughter”; “Indian Summer, Vermont.” Musings in Winter: William Stafford … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 March 2019

Art for Today – Berthe Morisot (French, 1841-1895): “The Cherry Picker” Musings in Winter: Natalie Angier “We are made of stardust; why not take a few moments to look up at the family album?” Contemporary American Art – Melanie Yazzie … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 7 March 1885 – Milton Avery, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Yellow Sky”; “Striped Dress”; “Vermont Landscape”; “March and Sally Outdoors”; “Autumn Landscape”; “Pink Nude.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 6 March 1475 – Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor and painter: Part I of II. Below – “Madonna of the Stars” (the artist’s earliest known work in marble); “Pieta”; “David”; “Dying Slave”; “Bacchus”; “Bound Slave.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 March 2019

Contemporary Portuguese Painting – Virgilio Raposo Below – “dog sleeping in the shade”; “il male di vivere 1”; “The Faithful Friend”; “il male di vivere 2”; “autumn”; “il male di vivere 3.” Musings in Winter: Abraham Lincoln “We can complain … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 4 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 4 March 1916 – Franz Marc, a German painter. Below – “Blue Horse I”; “Fox”; “The Yellow Cow”; “Deer in the Forest”; “Red Bull”; “Nudes under Trees.” This Date in Literary History: Born 4 … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 3 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 3 March 1816 – William James Blacklock, an English-Scottish painter. Below – “The Terrace, Haddon Hall”; “The Ruins of Kirkoswald Castle, Cumberland”; “The Rookery”; “Devock Water”; “Buit’s Castle, Bewcastle”; “Catbells and Causey Pike, Derwentwater.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 2 March 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 2 March 1895 – Berthe Morisot, a French painter. Below – “After Luncheon”; “Lilacs at Maurecourt”; “Hide and Seek”; “On a Bench”; “The Cradle”; “The Lake in the Bois de Boulogne”; “Eugene Manet and … Continue reading

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