Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 19 June 2019

Today is Juneteenth. In the words of one writer, “Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 18 June 1964 – Giorgio Morandi, an Italian painter and printmaker who specialized in still life. Below – “Still Life”; “Still Life”; “Metaphysical Still Life”; “Still Life”; “Still Life.” This Date in Journalism History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 June 2019

Contemporary French Art – Sabine Danze Below – “The Dancer 17”; “Monsieur de Paris 3”; “Haute Couture 7”; “Descabello 10”; “The Dancer 4”; “Skyline 3.” A Poem for Today “Eating Them As He Came” by Christopher Todd Matthews Dark by … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 16 June 1878 – Kikuchi Yosai, a Japanese painter. Below – “Self-Portrait”; “Mount Fuji”; “Shoki – Demon Queller”; “Taira no Atsumori.” This Date in Literary History: 16 June 1904 – In the words of one … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 15 June 1858 – Ary Scheffer, a Dutch-French painter.   Below – “Portrait of Katarzyna Potocka“; “Charles Dickens”; “Julie Salis Schwabe”; “Portrait of a Child”; “Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta Appraised by Dante … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 14 June 1904 – Margaret Bourke-White, an American photographer and documentary photographer. Below – “Flood Victim Paddling a Boat Made of Washtubs, Louisville, KY”; “Statue of Liberty, New York City”; “Gandhi, India, 1948”; “Approaching … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 June 2019

Contemporary British Art – Robert McPartland Below – “Ocean 1”; “Red table”; “Morning”; “Orange Table”; “Quinces”; “Chamomile Tea.” This Date in Literary History: Died 113 June 1958 – Edwin Keppel Bennett, an English poet and writer. “The Stranger” by Edwin … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 12 June 1890 – Egon Schiele, an Austrian painter. Below – “Edith Schiele”; “Living room in Neulengbach”; “Four Trees”; “House with Shingles”; “Self-Portrait with Physalis.” This Date in Literary History: Born 12 June 1892 … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 11 June 1852 – Karl Bryuliov, a Russian painter. Below – “The Dream of a Girl Before a Sunrise”; “Girl gathering grapes in the vicinity of Naples”; “Italian Morning”; “Italian Midday”; “Portrait of Sophia … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 June 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 10 June 1907 – Fairfield Porter, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Under the Elms”; “Girl in a Landscape”; “Anne in a Striped Dress”; “July”; “Late Afternoon Snow”; “July Interior.” This … Continue reading

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