Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wandering in Woodacre – 1 November 2020

Greeting November Below – Lana Marandina: “November” Art for November – Fedora Akimova: “l’etranger 41” A Poem for November “My November Guest” by Robert Frost My Sorrow, when she’s here with me, Thinks these dark days of autumn rain Are … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020

Greeting Halloween Below – Kasia Derwinska: “primeval and other times” (photograph) Art for Halloween: Portraits Below – Marco Albuquerque: “Bram Stoker Dracula”; Antoine Violleau: “Medusa” (photograph); Nikolina Petolas: “The Other Side” (photograph). Art for Halloween Below – Mark Rafenstein: “All … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 30 October 2020

Contemporary Polish Art – Grazyna Samej: Part I of II. Below – “Coyote”; “Lipowica”; “Beekeeper woman”; “Milky Way II”; “Marcin”; “Branch of flowering cherry.” A Poem for Today “The New Dentist” by Jaimee Kuperman Driving to the new dentist’s office … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 29 October 2020

Contemporary Estonian Art – Eduard Zentsik: Part I of II. Below – “Make a wish”; “Girl and fox”; “Moon Cat”; “Tenderness and beauty”; “Dance”; “Girls and sky.” A Poem for Today “In Childhood” by Sarah A. Chavez In childhood Christy … Continue reading

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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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