Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 September 2019

Greeting September Below – John Singer Sargent: “Home Fields” Art for September – Jacqueline van der Plaat: “September Flowers” A Poem For September “September” by John Updike The breezes taste Of apple peel. The air is full Of smells to … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 31 August 2019

Contemporary South African Art – Janna Prinsloo Below – “”Landscape in Sepia Series 2”; “Infinity 6”; “Mechanising the Brushstroke”; “Re-Framing Dreams V”; “Infinity In & Through Me 8.” An American Voice: Born in 1966, Jill Lepore is an award-winning American … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 30 August 1852 – J. Alden Weir, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Idle Hours”; “Afternoon by the Pond”; “Autumn on the River”; “The Black Lace Dress”; “Face in the Shadow”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 29 August 1946 – John Steuart Curry, an American painter. Below – “Tornado Over Kansas”; “Circus Performers Outside the Big Top”;“The Homestead”; “Wisconsin Landscape”; “Baptism in Kansas”; “Ajax.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 28 August 1910 – Morris Graves, an American painter. Below – “Bird of the Spirit”; “Winter Bouquet”; “Black Lily of the Nile and Re”; “Winter Bouquet (Flowering Quince, Rosehaws, Narcissus and Winter Rose)”; “Kid … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 27 August 1935 – Childe Hassam, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Late Afternoon, New York, Winter”; “Rainy Day, Boston”; “Celia Thaxter in Her Garden”; “The Avenue in the Rain”; “The … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 26 August 2001 – Louis Muhistock, a Polish-Canadian painter. Below – “Montreal Street Scene”; “Winter Afternoon”; “View from the studio window”; “Flowers”; “Open door to our garden”; “Reclining Nude.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 25 August 1904 – Henri Fantin-Latour, a French painter and lithographer. Below – “Edouard Manet”; “Roses”; “Dawn”; “The Lecture”; “Still life with Mustard Pot”; “Venus and Cupid.” This Date in Literary History: Born 25 … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 24 August 1958 – Paul Henry, an Irish painter. Below – “Peat Stacks, Connemara”; “Pullough Bay, Achill”; “A Kerry Bog”; “Mountainous Landscape, West of Ireland”; “Evening Silence and Peace, County Mayo”; “The Only Tree … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 23 August 1944 – Stefan Filipkiewicz, a Polish painter and illustrator. Below – “Meadow”; “Winter”; “Wood Creek”; “Tara Mountains at Dawn”; “Peonies in a Vase”; “Early Spring in the Mountains.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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