Monthly Archives: January 2020

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 February 2020

Greeting February Below – “February,” from the “Tres riches hears du Duc de Berry,” a French Gothic manuscript illumination created between circa 1412 and 1416. Art for February – Nikolai Anokhin: “February Stillness” A Poem for February “February Twilight” by … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 31 January 2020

Contemporary Portuguese Art – Raquel Gralheiro Below – “Hen’s cackle and nice legs”; Untitled; Untitled; “quem mexeu no armário?”; “Gourmet painting”; “a aspera.” This Date in Literary History: Died 31 January 1933 – John Galsworthy, an English novelist, playwright, author … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 January 2020

Contemporary Polish Art – Tomasz Kozlowski: Part I of II. Below – Untitled; “2016-12”; “2016-14”; “2016-13.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 January 2006 – Wendy Wasserstein, an American playwright, author of “The Heidi Chronicles,” and recipient of the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 29 January 1899 – Alfred Sisley, a French-English painter. Below – “Rest along the Stream. Edge of the Wood”; “The Terrace at Saint-Germain, Spring”; “Early Snow at Louveciennes”; “Small Meadows in Spring”; “Under Hampton … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 28 January 1863 – Ernest William Christmas, an Australian painter. Below – “On the Murray River”; “The Sundowner”; “Klauea Caldera”; “Moonlight in the Argentine, South America”; “Highland rovers”; “At sunset.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 27 January 1842 – Arkhip Kuindzhi, a Russian painter. Below – “The Birch Grove”; “Red Sunset on the Dnieper”; “Elbrus”; “Moonspots in the Forest, Winter”; “Evening in Ukraine”; “Moonlit Night on the Dnieper.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 26 January 1861 – Louis Anquetin, a French painter: Part I of II. Below – “Reading Woman”; “Woman at the Champs-Élysées by Night”; “L’Avenue de Clichy, cinq heures du soir”; “Moulin Rouge”; “Woman with … Continue reading

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25 January – Lunar New Year 2020: The Year of the Rat

Happy Lunar New Year! Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat, and In Chinese reckoning, we can look forward to a generally auspicious year, especially those individuals lucky enough to have been born in the Year of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 24 January 1872 – Konstantin Bogaevsky, a Russian painter. Below – “Ships”; “Tropical Landscape”; “Rainbow”; “Cloud”; “South Country. A cave town”; “Port of an Imaginable City.” Musings in Winter: Bill Watterson “I like these … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 January 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 23 January 1832 – Edouard Manet, a French painter: Part I of II. Below – “Music in the Tuileries”; “The Luncheon on the Grass”; “The Cafe Concert”; “The Railway”; “The Absinthe Drinker”; “Olympia.” This … Continue reading

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