Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 21 July 1858 – Lovis Corinth, a German painter: Part I of II. Below – “The Artist and His Family”; “Morning Sunshine”; “At the Mirror”; “Walchensee Panorama”; “Woman in a Deck Chair by the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 20 July 1847 – Max Liebermann, a German painter. Below – “The Artist’s Studio”; Restaurant Terrace in Nienstedten”; “Bleaching on the Lawn”; “Tennis Game by the Sea”; “Beer Garden in Munchen”; “Birch grow.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 July 2019

This Date in Art HistoryL Born 19 July 1834 – Edgar Degas, a French painter, sculptor, and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “The Dance Class”; “L’Absinthe”; “A Cotton Office in New Orleans”; “At the Cafe-Concert: The Song of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 July 2019

Contemporary American Art – Richard Stravitz Below (bronze sculptures) – “Grace”; “Salacia at Rest”; “Cross Court”; “Hang Time.” This Date in Literary History: Died 18 July 1817 – Jane Austen, an English novelist and author of “Pride and Prejudice” and … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 17 July 1871 – Lyonel Feininger, a German-American painter and illustrator. Below – “Benz VI”; “Gabendorf II”; “Lady in Mauve”; “The Green Bridge II”; “Yellow Street II”; “Mystic River.” A Poem for Today “I … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 16 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 16 July 2013 – Alex Colville, a Canadian painter: Part I of II. Below – ‘Horse and Train”; “To Prince Edward Island”; “Man on Verandah”; “Pacific”; “Couple on Beach”; “Woman at Clothesline.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 15 July 2019

Contemporary American Art – CR Rousseau In the words of one writer, “Rousseau explores styles and challenges previous approaches with oils, acrylics, water color, ink, photography, print as well as other media.” Below – “Femme Carmel #3’; ‘Low Tide”; “Buoyed … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 14 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 14 July 1862 – Gustave Klimt, an Austrian painter and illustrator. Below- “The Kiss”; “Eugenia Primavesi”; “Farm Garden with Sunflowers”; “Schubert at the Piano”; “Water Snakes II”; “Danae.” This Date in the History of … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 12 July 1949 – Walt Kuhn, an American painter. Below – “Athene”; “Clowns”; “Pink Roses in Blue Pitcher”; “Trees at Stone Wall”; “Drum Girl”; “Bareback Rider.” Musings in Summer: Edgar Allan Poe “I felt … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 July 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 12 July 1884 – Amedeo Modigliani, an Italian painter and sculptor. Below – “Jeanne Hébuterne”; “Head of a Woman with a Hat”; “The Cellist”; “Young Woman”; “Alice”; “Nude Sitting on a Divan.” This Date … Continue reading

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