Monthly Archives: December 2020

Wandering in Woodacre – 11 November 2020

Contemporary British Art – Karen Lynn Below – “Grey Sea”; “Sunset Cocktail”; “Turquoise sea through trees”; “spectators 11”; “Girl With Garden View”; “Multiple Windows.” This Date in Literary History: Born 11 December 1922 – Grace Paley, an award-winning snort story … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 10 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 10 December 1928 – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish painter. Below – “30”; Untitled; “Winter Rose”; “Part Seen Part Imagined”; “In Fairyland”; “Still Life of Anemones.” This Date in Literary History: Died 10 December … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 9 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 9 December 2002 – Ian Hornak, an American painter and printmaker. Below – “Marcia Sewing, Variation III”; “Wordsworth in the Tropics”; “Blind Orion”; “Angel Concert, Variation Ii”; “Everglades.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 8 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 8 December 1815 – Adolph Menzel, a German painter and illustrator. Below – “Emilie Menzel Asleep”; “Eisenwalzwerk”; “Balcony Room”; “Living Room with the Artist’s Sister”; “Supper at the Ball”; “At the Beer Garden.” This … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 7 December 2020

Contemporary American Art – Norbert Waysberg Below – “Escape”; “Charlie”; “Aurora”; “Hold Soul”; “Mystery”; “Into the storm”; “This light far away.” This Date in Literary History: Died 7 December 1975 – Thornton Wilder, an American playwright, novelist, author of “The … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 6 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 6 December 1841 – Frederic Bazille, a French painter. Below – “Studio in Rue de La Condamine” (Among Bazille’s friends portrayed are Pierre Auguste Renoir sitting, and Eduard Manet next to Bazille, who portrays … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 5 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 5 December 1861 – Konstantin Korovin, a Russian painter. Below – “Moonlit Night, Winter”; “Twilight in a Room”; “Hammerfest: Aurora Borealis”; “Two Ladies on a Terrace”; “Parisian Cafe”; “Moonlit Night. Paris.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 4 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 4 December 1926 – Ivana Koblica, a Slovenian painter. Below – “Summer”; “Parizanka s pismom”; ““Holandka”; “Self-Portrait in White”; “Kofetarica.” This Date in Literary History: Born 4 December 1875 – Rainer Maria Rilke, a … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 3 December 2020

Contemporary Australian Art – Britty Em Below – “Blue Wingback Chair”; “Red Floral Scarf”; “Blue Blouse.” Contemporary American Art – Dave McClinton Below – “portrait of cut flowers”; “Dodge”; “Talk about”; “Lo and Behold III”; “Indigo I”; “Nevertiti.” This Date … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 December 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 2 December 1859 – Georges Seurat, a French painter. Below – “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”; “Bathers at Asnieres”; “Overgrown slope”; “The Circus”; “La Chahut”; “Models.” This Date in … Continue reading

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