Monthly Archives: June 2021

Wandering in Woodacre – 24 June 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 24 June 1854 – Eleanor Norcross, an American painter. Below – “Woman in a (Paris) Garden”; “Jeune fille a la robe rouge”; “The blacksmith shop, Chester Springs, PA’; “Tapestry”; “My Studio”; “Arte Moderne.” A … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 23 June 2021

Contemporary Russian Art – Mariia Chernyshova Below – “Bus Stop II”; “Portrait of a girl in pink”; “Estuary”; “Ghosts”; “Washing”; “By The Fire.” A Poem for Today “Passing Through” by Ted Kooser I had driven into one side of a … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 June 2021

Contemporary Dutch Art – Marie-Helene Stokkink Below – “young eagle”; “Raccoon in the night”; “Blue Geese”; “The sheep with the black face”; “Koala”; “femme nut Sur le dos.” A Poem for Today “Sugar Water in Winter” by Christie Towers A … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 June 2021

Contemporary Colombian Art – Johanna Acosta Below – “Moon Path”; “Inner Sense”; “Fragmented Re-Born”; “Innocence meets wisdom”; “Floracion”; “Primal Wisdom.” This Date in Literary History: Born 21 June 1942 – Henry Taylor, an American poet and recipient of the Pulitzer … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 June 2021: The First Day of Summer

20 June 2021 – The First Day of Summer Below – Stuart Mortimer: “Summer Solstice” Greeting Summer Below – Vahe Yeremyan: “Vibrant Summer” Art for Summer – Stephanie de Malherbe: “Complicity IV” A Poem for Summer “Sonnet XVIII: Shall I … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 19 June 2021

Friends: Today is Juneteenth. In the words of one writer, 19 June 1865: “Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 18 June 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 18 June 1964 – Giorgio Morandi, an Italian painter. Below – “Still Life”; “Still Life”; “Passage”; “Still Life”; “Still Life (The Blue Vase)”; “Landscape.” This Date in Literary History: Born 18 June 1932 – … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 17 June 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 17 June 1898 – Edward Burne-Jones, an English painter. Below – “The last sleep of Arthur”; “The Golden Stairs”; “Temperantia”; “Girl and Goldfish”; “The Beguiling of Merlin”; “Nymphs of the Stars.” A Poem for … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre -16 June 2021

Contemporary Spanish Art – Alessandra Favetto Below (photographs) – “Never look back”; “Moon catcher”; “52 summers”; “Desert storm”; “Magic flowers”; “Dream.” A Poem for Today “Ripening” by Wendell Berry The longer we are together the larger death grows around us. … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 15 June 2021

Contemporary Russian Art – Renat Renee-Ell Below (photographs) – ‘in someone else”; “Lilo”; “White”; “Breathe”; “In someone else”; “Say My Name.” A Poem for Today Fragment by Sappho Awed by her splendor stars near the lovely moon cover their own … Continue reading

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