Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Wandering in Woodacre – 7 June 2021

Contemporary American Art – Sue Graef Below – “Barricades and Ducks”; “Haddonfield House”; “Armadillo at the Pond”; “Backstreet”; “Downtown Clearwater”; “Opal.” This Date in Literary History: Died 7 June 1970 – E. M. Forster, an English novelist, short story writer, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 6 June 2021

Contemporary Spanish Art – Laura Tietjens Below – “Sweet times”; “Glory”; “Cat song”; “Ethereal”; “Tattoo girl.” This Date in Literary History: Born 6 June 1925 – Maxine Kumin, an American poet, novelist, essayist, and memoirist. “After Love” by Maxine Kumin … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 5 June 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 5 June 1930 – Jules Pascin, a Bulgarian painter. Below – “Portrait of Mimi Laurent”; “Deux Danseuses du Chatelet”; “Les Femmes au parc”; “Jeune femme”; “Portrait of Lucy Krohg”; “Genevieve with a Garland of … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 4 June 2021

Contemporary British Art – Francis Reynolds Below – “Solicitude”; “Oblivious”; “Reminisce”; “Look Away”; “Through to the Other Side”; “Forcing Squares Through Circles.” A Poem for Today “Art and Life” by Henry Taylor In the Portland Museum of Art’s snack bar … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 3 June 2021

Contemporary British Art – Lorna Scheepers Below – “Long way home (The Swan)”; “Underneath The Frozen River, The Water Still Flows”; “The Nature of Memory”; “My heart is like a tree with its flowers ablaze”; “Follow the yellow wood road”; … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 June 2021

Contemporary Norwegian Art – June Sira Below – “Dusk”; “Cherry Blossom”; “A Girl With Flowers On Her Dress”; “Oreo”; “Girl under a tree”; “A Girl With A Red Shirt.” This Date in Literary History: Born 2 June 1935 – Carol … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 1 June 2021

Greeting June Below – Beta Sudnikowicz: “June afternoon” Art for June – Jan-Thomas Olund: “road in early June” A Poem for June “June Light” by Richard Wilbur Your voice, with clear location of June days, Called me outside the window.You … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 31 May 2021

Memorial Day 2021 Below – John Cunnane: “Flag in the Sky” Contemporary Latvian Art – Jana Jevsejeva Below – “woman with umbrella”; “Over the Mountains”; “evening on the lake”; “June”; “men and boats”; “African dance.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 30 May 2021

Contemporary American Art – Robert White Below – “Slow Creek”; “Sleeping Cats”; “White Swan”; “Central Coast”; “Desert Retreat”; “Girl in kimono”; “Girl with Dove.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 May 1955 – Colm Toibin, an award-winning Irish novelist, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 29 May 2021

Contemporary French Art – Helene Vallas Vincent Below (photographs) – “Breath of fresh air”; “Cuba Life”; “See the sea”; “Skate in Santa Monica”; “Far Away in Big Sur.” A Poem for Today “Translation” by Susanna Brougham Months later, my father … Continue reading

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