Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sentient in San Francisco – 21 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 21 November 1898 – Rene Magritte, a Belgian painter. Below – “Empire of Light”; “The Lovers II”; “Time Transfixed”; “The Mysteries of the Horizon”; “Golconda”; “Man in a Bowler Hat.” Remembering a Writer on … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 November 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of Her Birth: Born 20 November 1923 – Nadine Gordimer, a South African writer, political activist, and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of Nadine Gordimer: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 19 November 1948 – James Ensor, a Belgian painter. Below – “The Rower”; “The Dance”; “Portrait of Augusta Boogaerts seated”; “Le divan vert (Intérieur)”; “Chinese Vases and Fans.” Remembering a Writer on the Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 18 November 1882 – Wyndham Lewis, an English painter. Below – “The Crowd”; “Ezra Pound”; “Mexican Shawl”; “Newfoundland”; “Beach Babies”; “Inca with Birds.” A Poem for Today “In Spring” by Rose King I’m out … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Born 17 November 1919 – Kim Heungsou, a Korean painter. Below – Untitled; Untitled; “Un Pose.” A Poem for Today “Strict Diet” by James Crews Though the doctors said no salt, salt was all my … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 November 2018

Art for Autumn – Malcolm Morley (British, contemporary) Below – “Sky Above, Mud Below”; “Fallacies of Enoch 1”; “Devonshire Bullocks” Musings in Autumn: Cecil Day-Lewis “The river this November afternoon Rests in an equipoise of sun and cloud: A glooming … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 15 November 1985 – Meret Oppenheim, a German-Swiss painter and photographer. Below – “Red head, blue body”; “Octopus’s garden”; “Subterranean Bow”; “Waldinneres mit Dryaden”; “Caterpillar on Metamorphosis”; “Windhose.” Musings in Autumn: Emily Dickinson “November … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 14 November 1691 – Tosa Mitsuoki, a Japanese painter. Below – “Genji Monogatari”; “The Seven Gods of Good Fortune”; “Two Cranes”; “Camellia”; “Warrior at Imperial Court”; Untitled. Musings in Autumn: E.M. Forster “The house … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 November 2018

Musings in Autumn: Lawrence Durrell “These are the moments which are not calculable, and cannot be assessed in words; they live on in the solution of memory, like wonderful creatures, unique of their own kind, dredged up from the floors … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 November 2018

This Date in Art History: Died 12 November 2013 – Kurt Trampedach, a Danish painter and sculptor. Below – “Horse”; “Figure Composition”; “Walking Man (selfportrait)”; “Horse”; “Woman’s Head”; “Red Horse.” A Poem for Today “Sleeping With the Chihuahua” by Tami … Continue reading

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