Monthly Archives: April 2021

Wandering in Woodacre – 14 April 2021

Contemporary British Art – Anna McNeil: Part I of II. Below – “Whisper”; “After Noon”; “Woods”; Untitled; “Ponytail”; “Deep Waters.” This Date in Intellectual/Cultural History: Died 14 April 1964 – Rachel Carson, an influential marine biologist, conservationist, author of “Silent … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 13 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 13 April 1860 – James Ensor, a Belgian painter and printmaker. Below – “The Rower”; “Still Life with Chinoiseries”; “Woman With Turned-up Nose”; “Meadow Flowers”; “Afternoon in Ostend.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 12 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 12 April 1885 – Robert Delaunay, a French painter. Below – “Paysage au disque”; “Nature morte au vase de fleurs”; “Carousel of Pigs”; “Tour Eiffel”; “La Ville de Paris”; “Autoportrait.” A Poem for Today … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 11 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 11 April 1958 – Konstantin Yuon, a Russian painter. Below – “Soft goods”; “The blue bush”; “Spring sunny day”; “Tverskoy Boulevard”; “Portrait of Klavdiya Yuon, the artist’s wife”; “Self-portrait.” This Date in Literary/Scientific History: … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 10 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 10 April 1916 – Lee Jung-seob, a Korean painter. Below – “White Ox”; “Children in the Seashore”; Untitled; “Two Children”; “Children in Spring”; “People Reading the Newspaper, Number 84.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 9 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 9 April 1963 – Xul Solar, an Argentinian painter. Below – “Painting with manuscript”; “Dragon”; “Entierro”; “Fiordo”; “Barrio.” This Date in Literary History: Died 9 April 2015 – Ivan Doig, an award-winning American novelist, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 8 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 8 April 1867 – Allen Butler Talcott, an American landscape painter. Below – “Path Through the Woods”; “Evening”; “The Bright Light of Autumn”; “River Island”; “Return of the Redwing”; “Lyme Meadow.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 7 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 7 April 1938 – Suzanne Valadon, a French painter and the first woman painter admitted to the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Below – “The Blue Room”; “La rose au miroir”; “Madame au petit chien”; … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 6 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 6 April 1826 – Gustave Moreau, a French painter of mythological figures. Below – “Oedipus and the Sphinx”; “Venus Rising from the Sea”; “Perseus and Andromeda”; “La chimere”; “Europa and the Bull”; “Orpheus.” This … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 5 April 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 5 April 1906 – Eastman Johnson, an American painter. Below – “The Nantucket School of Philosophy”; “Ruth”; “The Girl I Left Behind Me”; “Winter, Portrait of a Child”; “Not at Home (An Interior of … Continue reading

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