Monthly Archives: July 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 12 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 12 July 1884 – Amedeo Modigliani, an Italian painter and sculptor. Below – “Jeanne Hébuterne”; “Head of a Woman with a Hat”; “The Cellist”; “Young Woman”; “Alice”; “Nude Sitting on a Divan.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 11 July 1946 – Martin Wong, an American painter. Below – “My Secret World”; “The Babysitter”; “Stanton near Forsyth Street”; “The Flood”; “Starry Night”; “Self-Portrait.” This Date in Literary History: Born 11 July 1899 … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 10 July 1830 – Camille Pissarro, a Danish-French painter. Below – “Two Women Chatting by the Sea, St. Thomas”; “Orchard in Bloom”; “Hay Harvest at Eragny”; “Conversation”; “Young Peasant at her Toilette”; “Landscape With … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 9 July 1853 – William Turner Dannat, an American painter. Below – “A Study in Red”; “Spanish Woman with a Fan”; “Maiden Crossing a Creekbed”; “Woman with Castanets”; “Harem Scene.” To Inspire Well-Reasoned and … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 July 2019

Contemporary American Art – Qais al-Sindy Below – “Expectation”; “White horse ride”; “My Grandmother, the last survivor”; “Lovers in Bathtub”; “Travel the Unknown”; “We & Them.” This Date in Literary History: Born 8 July 1822 – Percy Bysshe Shelley, an … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 7 July 1910 – Doris McCarthy, a Canadian painter. Below – “Storm Clouds in the Foothills”; “Icebergs Among the Islands”; “Roughing It in the Bush”; “Daniel’s Harbour”; “Mill at Almonte”; “The Rapids on Crow … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 6 July 1907 – Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter: Part I of II. Below – “Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird”; “Memory, the Heart”; “The Two Fridas”; “Self-portrait in a Velvet Dress”; “Self-Portrait – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 5 July 1920 – Max Klinger, a German painter and sculptor. Below – “Girls on the Shore”; “The Walker”; “Sea Gods in the Surf”; “The Evening”; “The Verdict of Paris”; “Work, welfare, beauty.” Died … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2019

Happy Independence Day Below – John Trumbull: In the words of one writer,”This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress.” Art for Independence … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 3 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 3 July 1922 – Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, a Belgian painter and sculptor. Below – “Confiance à l’oiseau”; “Serenite”; “Plot 10”; “Plot 24”; “Ete souverain”; “Le grand nu bleu.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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