Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sentient in San Francisco – 1 June 2020

Greeting June Below – Lauritz Anderson Ring: “In the Month of June” Art for June – Eugene Grasset: “Month of June” Musings in June: Bernard Williams “If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” Below … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 31 May 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 31 May 1860 – Walter Sickert, an English painter. Below – “The Acting Manager or Rehearsal: The End of the Act”; “La Giuseppina, the Ring”; “Ennui”; “The Proposal”; “Reverie.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 May 2020

Contemporary Polish Art – Anna Szotek Below – “Kingfisher”; “dreaming”; “old woman”; “The Swing.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 May 1903 – Countee Cullen, an American poet, novelist, and playwright. “Youth Sings a Song of Rosebuds” By Countee … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 May 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 29 May 1871 – Clark Voorhees, an American painter. Below – “Apple Blossoms”; “White House in a Spring Landscape”; “Still Lane, Old Lyme”; “Winter Moonrise”; “October Mountain in Winter, Lenox, MA”; “The Cliff Walk, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 May 2020

Contemporary Hungarian Art – Cecilia Frigati Below – “The Flame #1”; “Fresh Start #2”; “Hello Spring”; “Where It All Begins”; “Luminous.” A Poem for Today “The Air Smelled Dirty” by Marge Piercy Everyone burned coal in our neighborhood, soft coal … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 May 2020

Contemporary German Art – Simple – T Below (photographs) – “Monument Valley”; “Girl with Ring”; “Play together”; “Waiting for the Winter”; “Piniata”; “J&T.” This Date in Literary History: Born 27 May 1930 – John Barth, an American novelist, short story … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 May 2020

Contemporary Canadian Art – Angela Seear Below – “Ocean Dawn”; “Island Life”; “Apricot Sky”; “Aiko”; “Breaking the Dawn.” This Date in Literary History: Born 26 May 1954 – Alan Hollinghurst, an award-winning English novelist, poet, short story writer, and translator. … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 25 May 2020

A Poem for Memorial Day “Not to Keep” by Robert Frost They sent him back to her. The letter came Saying . . . And she could have him. And before She could be sure there was no hidden ill … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 May 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 24 May 1830 – Alexei Savrasov, a Russian painter. Below – “The Rooks Have Come Back”; “Rustic View”; “Sundown over a marsh”; “Winter”; “Early Spring Thaw”; “Spring. Kitchen Gardens.” This Date in American History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 May 2020

Contemporary Slovenian Art – Lara Jese Below – “Wasserpfferde”; “White Golden Horse”; “LuLu BO”; “BBB (The Fit Lady”; “The Golden Horse”; “Battery V.” This Date in Literary History: Born 23 May 1891 – Par Lagerkvist, a Swedish novelist, playwright, poet, … Continue reading

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