Monthly Archives: May 2021

Wandering in Woodacre – 1 June 2021

Greeting June Below – Beta Sudnikowicz: “June afternoon” Art for June – Jan-Thomas Olund: “road in early June” A Poem for June “June Light” by Richard Wilbur Your voice, with clear location of June days, Called me outside the window.You … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 31 May 2021

Memorial Day 2021 Below – John Cunnane: “Flag in the Sky” Contemporary Latvian Art – Jana Jevsejeva Below – “woman with umbrella”; “Over the Mountains”; “evening on the lake”; “June”; “men and boats”; “African dance.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 30 May 2021

Contemporary American Art – Robert White Below – “Slow Creek”; “Sleeping Cats”; “White Swan”; “Central Coast”; “Desert Retreat”; “Girl in kimono”; “Girl with Dove.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 May 1955 – Colm Toibin, an award-winning Irish novelist, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 29 May 2021

Contemporary French Art – Helene Vallas Vincent Below (photographs) – “Breath of fresh air”; “Cuba Life”; “See the sea”; “Skate in Santa Monica”; “Far Away in Big Sur.” A Poem for Today “Translation” by Susanna Brougham Months later, my father … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 May 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 28 May 2008 – Beryl Cook, an English painter and illustrator. In the words of one critic, Cook is “best known for her original and instantly recognisable paintings.”: Part I of II. Below – … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre = 27 May 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 27 May 2014 – Robert Genn, a Canadian painter. Below – “Pattern, Autumn”; “Picnic Point to Philip Glass Lake of the Woods”; “Indian Girl”; “Tsimshian Pattern”; “Navajo”; “Saltspring in Offskip.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 May 2021

Contemporary British Art – Emma Foss Below – “Midnight Sun”; “PUFF”; “Room”; “BOY”; “Bouy”; “BECOMING – Cygnet.” This Date in Literary History: Born 26 May 1954 – Alan Hollinghurst, an award-winning English novelist, poet, short story writer, translator, and author … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 May 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 25 May 1937 – Henry Ossawa Tanner, an American painter and illustrator. Tanner was the first African-American artist to garner international acclaim. Below – “Coastal Landscape, France”; “The Banjo Lesson”; “Fishermen at Sea”; “Spinning … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 May 2021

Contemporary Slovenian Art – Gregor Praneker Below – “Goodbye the day!”; “Intermittent Lake”; “October Forest Light”; “Summer Rain Before Nightfall”; “Insomnia”; “A Look at the Universe.” A Poem for Today “Distressed Haiku” by Donald Hall In a week or ten … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 23 May 2021

Contemporary Ukrainian Art – Dmitri Bogachuk Below (photographs) – “Etratat”; “Boat”; “Winter #4”; “Blue Norway Pier”; “Odessa’s beach scene”; Untitled. A Poem for Today “Love Worn” by Lita Hooper In a tavern on the Southside of Chicago a man sits … Continue reading

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