Monthly Archives: February 2020

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 March 2020

Greeting March Below – “March,” from the “Tres Riches Heures du Duc du Barry” (1412-1416) Art for March – Marco Barsanti: “Forest, near Montefegatesi, March 2014” Musings in March: Charles Dickens “It was one of those March days when the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 February 2020

Contemporary Italian Art – Adam Katsoukis Below – “Short Time”; “From the Bridge at Verrazzano”; “Indein.” This Date in Literary History: Born 29 February 1920 – Howard Nemerov, an American poet, writer, and recipient of both the National Book Award … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 28 February 1887 – William Zorach, an American sculptor and painter: Part I of II: Sculpture. Below – “Puma”; “Floating Figure”; “Spirit of the Sea”; “Winter Morning”; “Head”; “Novation”; “Head.” A Poem for Today … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 27 February 1863 – Joaquin Sorolla, a Spanish painter. Below – “My Wife and Daughters in the Garden”; “Walk on the Beach”; “Beach at Valencia”;”Castilla”; “Senora de Sorolla in Black”; ”The Horse’s Bath.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 February 2020

Contemporary British Art – Howard Sills Below – “Snowfall at the Lake”; “Mountain Light”; “In Blue Jeans”; “Last Light of the Summer Solstice”; “Golden Fields”; “Autumnal Impression.” This Date in Literary History: Born 26 February 1918 – Theodore Sturgeon, an … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 25 February 1910 – Thomas Worthington Whittredge, an American painter. Below – “Crossing the River Platte”; “Along the Delaware”; “Apples”; “Autumn, Catskill Mountains in the Mist”; “The Brook in the Woods”; “October on the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 24 February 1836 – Winslow Homer, an American painter and illustrator: Part I of III. Below – “Long Branch, New Jersey”; “Crossing the Pasture”; “Artists Sketching in the White Mountains”; “Breezing Up (A Fair … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 23 February 1883 – Guy C. Wiggins, an American painter. Below – “Fifth Avenue Storm”; “Columbus Circle, Winter”; “The Quiet Valley”; “Winter on the Avenue”; “Central Park West, New York”; “Twilight at the Plaza … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 22 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 22 February 1906 – Constance Stokes, an Australian painter. Below – “The village”; “Young Girl”; “Woman and Her Children”; “Woman drying her hair”; “Girl in Red Tights”; “Reclining Nudes.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 February 2020

Contemporary Russian Art – Alexander Ilichev: Part I of II. Below – “Face”; “My Secret Love”; “City Girl”; “Valencia”; “Wagner”; “Anuta.” This Date in Literary History: Died 21 February 1984 – Mikhail Sholokhov, a Russian novelist, author of “And Quiet … Continue reading

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