Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Independence Day 2020

Happy Independence Day! Below – Kendra Larson: “Delicacy and Destruction” Art for Independence Day – Hilary J England: “The Fourth of July” A Poem for Independence Day “America” by Tony Hoagland Then one of the students with blue hair and … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre: 3 July 2020

Contemporary American Art – Amy Smith Below – “Nevermind Yellow Neon”; “Sweet”; “Queen”; “Shine Bright Natural”; “Kate”; “A rose by any other name.” This Date in Literary History: Died 3 July 1974 – John Crowe Ransom, an American poet, literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 July 2020

Contemporary Dutch Art – Vita Schagen Below – “Colorful rooster”; “Spring flowers; Tulips”; “A girl with an ice cream”; “A girl in a field”; “Baseball”; “At the beach. Yellow umbrellas.” This Date in Literary History – Died 2 July 1961 … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 1 July 2020

Greeting July Below – IneLouise Mourick: “Follow the Sun” Art for July – Justine Formentelli: “Summer Crowd” A Poem for July “Answer July -“ by Emily Dickinson Answer July— Where is the Bee— Where is the Blush— Where is the … Continue reading

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A Temporary Goodbye: 9 June 2020

Friends: This is the last website entry that I will be making for several weeks, since I am about to move to a new home and will be spending most of my time packing, transporting, and unpacking my belongings. I … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 June 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 9 June 1947 – Robert Indermaur, a Swiss painter and sculptor. Below – “Flugzeugs II”; “Im Kuriositätenkabinett”; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled. A Poem for Today “Bright Star” by John Keats Bright star, would I … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 June 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 8 June 1829 – John Everett Millais, an English painter, illustrator, and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Below – “Ophelia”; “Mariana”; “Chill October”; “Autumn Leaves”; “Apple Blossoms”; “The Vale of Rest.” … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 June 2020

Contemporary German Art – Dietrich Moravec: Part I of II. Below – “Floating Grapes”; “River Bend In The Park”; “Blueberry Twig”; “Footpath To The Forest”; “Blackberry”; “The Solitaire #2.” This Date in Literary History: Born 7 June 1954 – Louise … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 June 2020

Contemporary American Art – Kim Manfredi Below – “Pink”; “We are just another species”; “High Desert Sighting”; “Marianne”; “Very very slightly blacker”; “one who practices painting is called a painter.” This Date in Intellectual History: Died 6 June 1961 – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 June 2020

Contemporary Spanish Art – Kasia Derwinski: Part I of II. Below (photographs) – “the untold stories”; “me myself and I”; “bath”; “like footprints on the sand”; “the world is full of magic things”; “tomorrow is today’s dream”; “everybody’s got a … Continue reading

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