Monthly Archives: February 2020

Sentient in San Francisco – 10 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 10 February 1821 – Roberto Bompiani, an Italian painter and sculptor. Below – “Lady with a Fan”; “A mandolin player”; “Composizioni di fiori”; “Pompeian Figure”; “At the well”; “Diana and her Maidens.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 9 February 1891 – Johan Jongkind, a Dutch painter and printmaker. Below – “Overschie in the Moonlight”; “Bridge”; “Dutch Landscape”; “Dawn”; “Skaters”; “Winter.” This Date in Literary History:Born 9 February 1944 – Alice Walker, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 8 February 1880 – Franz Marc, a German painter: Part I of II. Below – “Blue Horse”; “Fox”; “The Yellow Cow”; “Lying in the Snow”; “The Large Blue Horses”; “The Dream.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 7 February 1939 – Boris Grigoriev, a Russian painter and illustrator: Part I of III. Below – “Bistro, Paris”; “At the Ball”; “Carnival at Night”; “Children”; “The Dream”; “Cabaret.” This Dare in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 6 February 1879 – Othon Friesz, a French painter: Part I of II. Below – “Jars Landscape”; “La baie du Bec de l’aigle, La Ciotat”; “Interior Scene”; “Canaux à Anvers”; “Landscape with Figures”; “The … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 February 2020

Contemporary Belgian Art – Walter Dermul Below – “6”; “The Wait”; “Going Anyway”; “Fabriqué par nos regrets”; “Roots are sprouting out of my hands”; “Begin with mathematics.” This Date in Literary History: Born 5 February 1914 – William S. Burroughs, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 4 February 2020

Contemporary Russian Art – Zhanna Sviridnikova Below – “Heart’s Ornament”; “Tenderness”; “Nude in the Grass.” This Date in Literary History: Born 4 February 1961 – Stewart O’Nan, an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and screenplay writer. Some quotes from … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 3 February 2020

Contemporary British Art – Melanie Goemans: Part I of II. Below – “Wayside IV (Churchyard Wall)”; “Summertime”; “Inked II”; “All the flowers that you planted”; “Thursday”; “St. Mary’s Street iI.” This Date in Literary History: Born 3 February 1874 – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 2 February 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 2 February 1895 – Robert Philipp, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Friends”; “Artist’s Studio”; “Contemplation”; “New York Night Life”; “At the Opera”; “Seated Nude.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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