Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Wandering in Woodacre- 23 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 23 February 1883 – Guy C. Wiggins, an American impressionist painter. Below – “Fifth Avenue Storm”; “Park Avenue Winter”; “High Tide in the Cove”; “Snow on Brooklyn Bridge”; “Winter at the Library”; “Columbus Circle.” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 22 February 1980 – Oskar Kokoschka, an Austrian painter. Below – “Portrait of Lotte Franzos”; “The Bride of the Wind”; “Girl at the Window”; “Delphinium”; “Two Children”; “Herbstblumen.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Randall Mattheis Below – “Forest Floor with Orange Pine Needles”; “Wet Sky Over Pacific Rainforest”; “Saplings Filled with Life”; “Palm Trees at the Edge of a Beach”; “Early Snow I.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 20 February 1992 – A. J. Casson, a Canadian painter: Part I of II. Below – “White Pine”; “Thunderheads – Pugh Lake Algonquin Park”; “Island – Lake of Two Rivers”; “Autumn Near Bancroft”; “Lake … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 19 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Crystal MacClain Below – “Life”; “Stardust falls (Fireflies)”; “Arriving”; “Torrent”; “Desert Bloom”; “The Beast Under the Sea.” This Date in Literary History: Died 19 February 2016 – Harper Lee, an American novelist, author of “To Kill … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 18 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 18 February 1860 – Anders Zorn, a Swedish painter. Below – “Reveil (Awakening)” (the artist’s wife); “Sommarnoie”; “Castles in the Air”; “Omnibus I”; “An Irish Girl”; “En premiar.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 17 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Brooke Sauer: Part I of II. Below – “Smitten”; “Hidden Lake”; “Lucid Dreaming”; “The Language Of The River”; “Nature Is An Event That Never Ends”; “A Conversation With The Clouds.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 16 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 16 February 1841 – Armand Guillaumin, a French painter. Below- “Landscape”; “Agay”; “Landscape with Ruins”; “The Haystacks”; “View of the Seine, Paris”; “Snowy landscape in Crozant.” This Date in Literary History: Born 16 February … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 15 February 2021

Contemporary British Art – Melinda Matyas: Part I of III. Below – “Wind of change 3”; “Under the blue sky alone I celebrate”; “Breakfast forever”; “There’s a storm coming uncle Tom”; “Rising sun, kingdom of lead”; “Anima.” A Poem for … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 14 February 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day Contemporary American Art – Matilda Forsberg Below – “Chasing the light”; “Up in the north the days are long”; “Backyard scenes”; “Cleansing”; “Summer pastimes”; “Beach scenes: observing family rituals.” This Date in Literary History: Died 14 February … Continue reading

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