Monthly Archives: August 2020

Wandering in Woodacre – 11 August 2020

Contemporary British Art – Martin Packford Below – “Lakeside Walk II”; “Open Water III”; “Land’s End”; “Night Figures, Lucca”; “Two Trees, Lucca”; “Troutbeck Valley.” This Date in Literary History: Died11 August 2018 – V. S.Naipaul, a Trinidad and Tobago-born British … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 10 August 2020

Contemporary Norwegian Art – Youri Ivanov Below – “Umbrella 4”; “Imprinted Soul”; “Dandelion”; “House in The Sky 2”; “Abandoned Boat”; “Umbrella 5.” A Poem for Today “My Mother Worries About My Hat” by Richard Jarrette Every spring my mother says … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 9 August 2020

Contemporary American Art – Victoria Smith Below – “In Between Days”; “satellite II”; “Sisu”; “Vito’s Garden.” This Date in Literary History: Born 9 August 1922 – Philip Larkin, an English poet and novelist. “The Trees” by Philip Larkin The trees … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 8 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 8 August 1902 – James Tissot, a French painter and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “In Full Sunlight”; “On the Thames”; “In the conservatory”; “Un Déjeuner”; “The Ball”; “Chrysanthemums.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 7 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born7 August 1884 – Nikolai Triik, an Estonian painter. Below – “Old Garden”; “From the Window”; “Finnish Landscape”; “View of a Small Town”; “Self-portrait.” A Poem for Today “The River” by Sara Teasdale I came … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 6 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 6 August 1928 – Andy Warhol, an American painter. Below – “Birth of Venus”; “Marilyn Monroe”; “Myth Portfolio: The Star”; “Beethoven”; “Unique Moonwalk”; “Pine Barrens Tree Frog.” This Date in Literary History: Died 6 … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 5 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 5 August 1933 – Charles Howard Davis, an American landscape painter. Below – “Summer Clouds”; “Edge of the Forest, Twilight”; “Call of the Westwind”; “In Maytime”; “Edge of the Woods.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 4 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 4 August 1853 – John Henry Twachtman, an American painter. Below – “The White Bridge”; “Landscape, Branchville”; “Wild Cherry Tree”; “The Back Road”; “A Quiet Cottage.” This Date in Literary History: Born 4 August … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 3 August 2020

Contemporary Ukrainian Art – Madalena Lobko-Zampassi Below – “Violet Orchid”; “Coffee-tea”; “Blooming may”; “Warm evening”; “One winter day”; “Red-headed cat.” This Date in Literary History: Died 3 August 2008 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, a Russian novelist, philosopher, short story writer, historian, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 2 August 1871 – John French Sloan, an American painter and illustrator. Below – “Sunday Women Drying Their Hair”; “Six O’Clock, Winter, 1912”; “Greenwich Village Backyards”; “McSorley’s Bar”; “Red Kimono on the Roof.” This … Continue reading

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