Monthly Archives: April 2021

Wandering in Woodacre- 1 May 2021

Greeting May Below – Bea Jones: “May Day” Art for May – John Collier: “Queen Guinevre’s Maying” A Poem for May “May-Flower” by Emily Dickinson Pink, small, and punctual, Aromatic, low, Covert in April, Candid in May, Dear to the … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 30 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 30 April 1883 – Edouard Manet, a French painter. Below – “The Luncheon on the Grass”; “A Bar at the Folies-Bergere”; “Boating”; “Young Flautist”; “The Reading”; “The Railway.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 29 April 2021

Contemporary Canadian Art: Marina Egorova Below – “Tulips in Striped Vase”; “First Date”; “Austria”; “Matryoshka Dolls”;“Ballet Swan Lake”; “Two Graces at Turkish Bath.” This Date in Art History: Born 29 April 1863, Died 29 April 1933 – Constantine P. Cavafy, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 28 April 1926 – James Bama, an American artist known for his paintings of Western subjects. Below – “Richard Smith – ‘Flaming Rainbow’; Part Arapahoe, Part Sioux Indian”; “Jack Brown, Cody WY”; “Old Corral … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 27 April 2021

Contemporary American Art – David McGlothlin Below – “Spitting Image”; “Twice Smote”; “Sitting Bull no. 4”; “Timberline”; “Sam hill, sakes alive”; “Tempest.” This Date in Literary/Intellectual History: Died 27April 1882 – Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, philosopher, poet, and … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 April 2021

Contemporary British Art – Marcel Garbi Below – “Greek Tragedy”; “Mystery Theatre”; “Songs and fragrances”; “And yet in the midst of such pressures, you can extract diamonds”; “Celestial Lilies”; “This too shall pass.” A Poem for Today “I Have Not … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 25 April 1938 – Ton Schulten, a Dutch painter. Below – “Towards the horizon”; “Land Des Vergangen Jahres”; “Colorful Landscape”; “Zomergloed.” This Date in Literary History: Born 25 April 1873 – Walter de la … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 April 2021

Contemporary Dutch Art – Astrid Oudheusden Below – “He’s leaving Home”; “Neighbour”; “Night Run”; “At the Beach, reading”; “Ancestors”; “Woonkamer (living room).” This Date in Literary History: Born 24 April 1905 – Robert Penn Warren, an American novelist, poet, literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 23 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 23 April 1904 – Louis Muhlstock, a Canadian painter. Below – “Montreal Street Scene”; “Winter Afternoon”; “View from the studio window”; “Sunlit forest”; “Hills in Quebec”; “Reclining Nude with Shawl.” A Poem for Today … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 22 April 1891 – Laura Gilpin, an American photographer. In the words of one writer, “Gilpin is known for her photographs of Native Americans, particularly the Navajo and Pueblo, and Southwestern landscapes.” Below – … Continue reading

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