Monthly Archives: August 2020

Wandering in Woodacre – 22 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 22 August 1920 – Anders Zorn, a Swedish painter. Below – “Castles in the Air”; “Sommarnoje”; “Reveil (Awakening), the artist’s wife”; “Omnibus I”; “Midsummer Dance”; “An Irish Girl.” Musings in Summer: Ray Bradbury (American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 21 August 1895 – Christian Schad, a German painter. Below – “Anna Gabbioneta”; “Sonja”; “Maria and Annunziata ‘From the Harbour’”; “Baroness Vera Wassilko”; “Lotte.” This Date in Literary History: Born 21 August 1886 – … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 August 2020

Contemporary Irish Art – Kristin McCoy Below – “Field of Wheat and Poppies”; “Walking in the Snow”; “Sunflowers”; “Evening Light”; “Red Poppy Field”; “Lavender Field.” This Date in Literary History: Died 20 August 2013 – Elmore Leonard, an American novelist, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 19 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 19 August 1848 – Gustave Caillebotte, a French painter. Below – “Les raboteurs de parquet”; “Portraits a la campagne”; “Baigneurs”; “Les orangers”; “Interior”; “Paris Street, Rainy Day.” This Date in Entertainment History: Died 19 … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 18 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 18 August 2012 – Harrison Begay (also known as Haashke ya Nina – meaning “Warrior Who Walked Up to His Enemy” or “Wandering Boy”), a Dine (Navajo) painter, printmaker, and illustrator. Below – “Navajo … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 17 August 2020

Contemporary American Art – Kevork Cholakian Below – “Reflections”; “Peaches II”; “No Mas Amor”; “Marbles”; “Rock Formation”; “Winter Tomato.” This Date in Literary History: Born 17 August 1930 – Ted Hughes, an English poet and Poet Laureate of the United … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre- 16 August 2020

Contemporary British Art – Marcel Garbi Artist Statement: “I think we are living in an illusion but sometimes we are ‘touched’ from the other side of the veil by the ‘real reality’, the one that cannot be seen. Arts -when … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 15 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 15 August 1845 – Walter Crane, an English artist and illustrator. Below – “The Lady of Shalott”; “La belle Dame Sans Merci”; “Diana and Endymion”; “The Swan Maidens”; “A Garland for May Day”(woodcut); “Little … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 14 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 14 August 1905 – Simeon Solomon, an English painter associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Movement. Below – “Sappho and Erin in a Garden at Mytilene”; “The Moon and Sleep”; “A Youth Relating Tales to Ladies”; … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 13 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 13 August 1867 – George Luks, an American painter and illustrator. Below – “Allen Street”; “Street Scene (Hester Street)”; “Houston Street”; “Madison Square”; “The White Blackbird (Portrait of Margarett Sargent)”; “Armistice Night, 1918.” This … Continue reading

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