Monthly Archives: July 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 August 2019

Greeting August Below – John Singer Sargent: “Group with Parasols” Art for August – Emile Claus: “Mother and Daughter in a Sunlit Garden” Musings in August: Barry Cornwall “Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 31 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 31 July 1901 – Jean Dubuffet, a French painter. Below – “Two Female Heads in Profile”; :Lecciones Botanics”; Apartment Houses,Paris”: “The Cow With The Subtle Nose”; “Obline”; Charteres Cathedral.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 30 July 1956 – Soraida Martinez, an American painter of Puerto Rican descent: Part I of II. Below – “Deja Blues”; “Speaking to the Labeled Kids”; “The Battle of the Rice and Beans”; “When … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 29 July 1890 – Vincent van Gogh, a Dutch painter and illustrator. Below – “The Starry Night”; “Wheatfield with Crows”; “Flowering Plum Orchard (after Hiroshige)”; “Starry Night Over the Rhone”; “Bedroom in Arles”; “Self-Portrait … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 28 July 1879 – Stefan Filipkiewicz, a Polish painter. Below – “Meadow”; “On the Dunajec River”; “Wood Creek”; “Tetra Mountains Seen from Olcza”; “Early Summer in the Mountains”; “Zimowa Panorama Tatr.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 27 July 1939 – William Eggleston, an American photographer who, in the words of one writer, “is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium.” As Eudora Welty noted, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco-26 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 26 July 1919 – Edward Poynter, an English painter and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “Psyche in the Temple of Love”; “Pea Blossoms”; “Lesbia and Her Sparrow”; “Wild Blossoms”; “Louisa Baldwin”; “The … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 25 July 1918 – Jane Frank, an American painter and sculptor. Below – “Ledge of Light”; “Night Landings: Sambura”; “Aerial Series – Ploughed Fields, Maryland”; “Rockscape II”; “Crags and Crevices”; “Aerial Series – Dorado … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 24 July 1910 – Arkhip Kuindzhi, a Russian painter. Below – “Red Sunset on the Dnieper”; “Elbrus”; “Evening in Ukraine”; “Moonspots in the Forest, Winter”; “The Birch Grove.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 23 July 1851 – Peder Severin Kroyer, a Danish painter. Below – “Summer Evening on Skagan’s Southern Beach with Anna Archer and Marie Kroyer”; “Hip, Hip, Hurrah!”; “Summer Evening at Skagen: The Artist’s Wife … Continue reading

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