Category Archives: Art and Photography

Visual delight & commentary

Sentient in San Francisco – 20 September 2019

Contemporary Swiss Art – Tina Sturzenegger Below (photographs): “Rainbow II”; “Fallen”; “The chair”; “I’m just restless”; “Soup Stock Tokyo”; “Peel it off.” This Date in Literary History: Born 20 September 1878 – Upton Sinclair, an American novelist, essayist, and recipient … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 19 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 19 September 1918 – Pablita Valarde, a Native American painter. Below – “Basketmaking”; “Swimming Mimbres Turtles”; “The Turtle Dance”; “Roadrunners”; “Bear Hunt – Ancient Hunter”; Untitled. This Date in Literary History: Born 19 September … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 18 August 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 18 September 1838 – Anton Mauve, a Dutch painter. Below – “Wooded Landscape with a Standing Figure”; “Avenue in the Netherlands”; “Farm on a Country Road”; “The Return of the Flock”; “Morning Ride on … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 17 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 17 September 1907 – Edmonia Lewis, an American sculpture who for most of her career worked in Rome, Italy. In the words of one writer, “Born free in New York [4 July 1844], she … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 16 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 16 September 1878 – Karl Albiker, a German sculptor and lithographer. Below – “Minerva”; “Ursula”; “Die Kauernde”; “Reitende Amazone”; “Kniende auf Polster”;“Plastik eines nackten Jünglings.” This Date in Literary History: Died 16 September 2016 … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 15 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 15 September 1942 – Ksenia Milicevic, a French painter. Below – “Good morning blues”; “The wine of memory”; “Celui qui vent acres”; “Silence de midi”; “Maria”; “Nymphe et satyre.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 14 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 14 September 1931 – Tom Roberts, an English-born Australian painter. Below – “Holiday sketch at Coogee”; “Shearing the Rams”; “Bourke Street”; “Coming South”; “Slumbering Sea, Mentone”; “Portrait of Florence.” A Poem for Today “Planting … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 13 September 2019

Contemporary Ukrainian Art – Oleksandr Voytovych Below – “Flight”; “Movement”; “Subjective reality”; “On the beach”; “Game 2”; “Contemplation.” This Date in Literary History: Died 13 September 1592 – Michel de Montaigne, a French philosopher, essayist, and author of “Essais.” Some … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 12 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 12 September 1829 – Anselm Feuerbach, a German painter. Below – “Head Study of a Girl with Vine Leaves in Her Hair”; “Nanna”; “Fruhlingsbild”; “Romeo and Juliet”; “Orpheus and Eurydice”; “Self Portrait.” This Date … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment

Sentient in San Francisco – 11 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 11 September 1903 – Stephen Etnier, an American painter. Below – “Still Morning”; “Storefront, Nassau”; “Fort Popham”; Study for “Hurricane Ridge, Harpswell”; “Sunrise, Moana Kea”; “White Bell.” This Date in Literary History: born 11 … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Photography, Books, Movies, Music, and Television, Opinion | Leave a comment