Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wandering in Woodacre – 28 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Murray Taylor Below – “Perpetual Contemplation”; “Sea Sky 4”; “In The Stream of Eternity”; “Before Night”; “The Bright Abyss”; “August Sky.” This Date in Literary History: Died 28 October 1998 – Ted Hughes, an English poet … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 October 2020

Contemporary Russian Art – Tatiana Chepkasova Below – “Desert series: Dune”; “Desert series: Tree”; “Desert series: Cracks”; “Desert series: Oasis”; “The boy with the dog.” This Date in Literary History: Born 27 October 1940 – Maxine Hong Kingston, an American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 26 October 1871 – Guillermo Kahlo, a Mexican photographer and father of Frida Kahlo. Below – Frida Kahlo (born 1907; photograph taken in 1926); three photographs of Frida Kahlo taken in the 1910s to … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 25 October 1916 – William Merritt Chase, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Open Air Breakfast”; “A Friendly Call”; “Afternoon by the Sea”; “Landscape: Shinnecock, Long Island”; “An Afternoon Stroll”; “In … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre- 24 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Felix Burgos Below – “Dog’s Best Friend”; “Cruising Along Chelsea”; “Double Dutch”; “The Kite Runner”; “Watching The City Go By”; “Crosswalk.” A Poem for My Grandson on His Birthday “Birthday Lights” by Calef Brown Light bulbs … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre- 23 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 23 October 1945 – Maggi Hambling, an English painter and sculptor. Below – PAINTINGS: “The Mirror Bar”; “Wave Crest”; “View through a window”; “Barn owl hunting”; SCULPTURE: “Scallop”; “Big Wave.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 October 2020

Contemporary South Korean Art – Zinna Yoo Below – “Beyond”; “Stay”; “Starlit”; “Querencia”; “Beyond”; “Thinking person.” A Poem for Today “Snapshot” by Linda Parsons Marion My mother sends the baby pictures she promised— egg hunting in Shelby Park, wooden blocks … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 21 October 2020 – Minnie Evams, an American artist. Below – Untitled (Night/Day); Untitled (Asymmetrical floral design); Untitled (Faces); Untitled (Still Life with Vases); “Mirror Image Morning Glory”; Untitled. A Poem for Today “Elegy. … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 20 October 1847 – Frits Thaulow, a Norwegian painter. Below – “A River”; “Norse winter landscape”; “Ambiance Du Soir”; “Marmortrappen”; “Moonlight in Beaulieu”; “Fra Dieppe med elven Arques.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 19 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 19 October 1943 – Camille Claudel, a French sculptor. Below – “Perseus and the Gorgon”; “Sakuntala”; “The Wave”; “The Mature Age”; “La fortune”; “The Waltz.” This Date in Literary History: Born 19 October 1966 … Continue reading

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