Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Wandering in Woodacre- 5 March 2021

Contemporary Spanish Art – Juan Alvarez Cebrian Below – “Lemon Tree”; “Pyrenees landscape”; “Girl reading”; “Girl reading II”; “Girl on cello”; “Conch and glass.” This Date in Literary History: Died 5 March 1950 – Edgar Lee Masters, an award-winning American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 4 March 2021

This Date in Literary History: Born 4 March 1928 – Alan Sillitoe, an English novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, and author of “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” and “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.” Some quotes from the … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 3 March 2021

Contemporary Canadian Art – Brendan Burden Below (photographs) – “Crest Pigeon”; “Diamond Dove”; “Bald Head Roller”; “Indian Fantail”; “English Long Faced Tumbler”; “Copper Black Wing Archangel Pigeon.” A Poem for Today “Dead Butterfly” by Ellen Bass For months my daughter … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 March 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 2 February 1895 – Berthe Morisot, a French impressionist painter: Part I of II. Below – “Jeune Fille au Manteau Vert”; “Grain field”; “La Coiffure”; “The Cradle”; “Woman at Her Toilette”; “Portrait of a … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 1 March 2021

Greeting March Below – Angelo Dorigo: “Impression of March IV” (photograph) Art for March – Brigette Theriault: “Entre-Nous” (photograph) This Date in Literary History: Born 1 March 1921 – Robert Lowell, an American poet, recipient of the National Book Award, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 February 2021

Contemporary Irish Art – Val Byrne Below – “Ardgroom Village Beara Cork”; “Storm Over Muckish, Co. Donegal”; “Martello tower, Howth, County Dublin”; “Roundstone”; “Summer Cove, Kinsale.” This Date in Literary History: Died 28 February 1916 – Henry James, an American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 27 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Novi Kim: Part I of II. Below – “Pearl Water”; “Violetta”; “Memento”; “Summer Drive”; “Vantage Point”; “Meet Me at The East Pier.” This Date in Literary History: Born 27 February 1925 – Kenneth Koch, an American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 February 2021: The Lantern Festival

Friends: The Lantern Festival takes place today. It marks the final day of traditional Chinese New Year celebrations, and some of the activities that take place on this day include lighting lanterns, admiring the first full moon of the lunar … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 25 February 1910 – Worthington Whittredge, an American artist of the Hudson River School. Below – “Crossing the River Platte”; “The Trout Pool”; “Landscape with Haywain”; “The Old Hunting Grounds”; “Evening Glow”; “Indian Encampment.” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 24 February 1836 – Winslow Homer, an American painter, printmaker, and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “Long Branch, New Jersey”; “Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)”: “Eastern Point Light”; “Girl in the Hammock”; … Continue reading

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