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Wandering in Woodacre – 27 July 2021

Contemporary German Art – Thomas Rudolph Below – “Midsummer”; “Giuliana”; “AD 2”; “Act Two”; “Ms. Johnson”; “AD2122.” A Poem for Today “Monopoly” by Connie Wanek We used to play, long before we bought real houses. A roll of the dice … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 July 2021

Contemporary American Art – Christy Powers Below – “ladies room”; “lost suburban nights”; “dreaming of jet setting”; “the spaceship”; “the explorer”; “Castaway.” This Date in Literary History: Born 25 July 1959 – Rick Bragg, an American writer, journalist, author of … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 July 2021

Contemporary American Art – Steven Page Prewitt Below – “Retro Palette Colors of Spring”; “View from the Breakfast Room Window”; “Autumn in the Blue Ridge”; “November Frosty Moon”; “Red Barn Feeder Under the Harvest Moon.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 24 July 1927 – Alex Katz, an American painter and sculptor. Below – “Vivien with Hat”; “Ada in Spain”; “Grey Ribbon (Ada)”; “Yellow Flags 4”; “Chance”; “Sunset 1.” Japanese-themed Art for Today – Kind … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre- 23 July 2021

Contemporary Dutch Art – kaili smith Below – “This Little Thing ofOurs”; “Royal Benching”; “I’ll Tell You My Biggest Fears Don’t You Ever Go Expose Them”: “Got Everything We Need”; “I Have Seen Big Men Crumble”; “See You & I … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 July 2021

Contemporary Serbian Art – Emma Pesti Below – “Arctic sunset”; “Antarctica”; “Wounded landscape III”; “Blue mountain”; “Green night II”; “Glacier series IV.” This Date in American History: Died 22 July 1869 – John A. Roebling, a German-American engineer who designed … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 21 July 1858 – Lovis Corinth, a German painter. Below – “Blooming Cottage Garden”; “Portrait of Mrs. Kaumann”; “Woman by a Goldfish Tank”; “Woman in a Deck Chair by the Window”; “The Violinist”; “Self … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 20 July 1994 – Paul Delvaux, a Belgian painter noted for his dream-like scenes of women, train stations, skeletons, and classical architecture in surrealist contexts. Below- “The Joy of Life”; “The Summer”; “The Village … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 19 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 19 July 1834 – Edgar Degas, a French painter, illustrator, and sculptor. Below – “The Dance Class”; “A Cotton Office in New Orleans”; “L’Absinthe”; “At the Cafe-Concert: The Song of the Dog”; “Dancer with … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 18 July 2021

Contemporary Czech Art – Eva Fajcikova Below – “Despair”; “Primavera”; “Greed”; “Carolina”; “Michaela”; “Magdalene.” This Date in Literary History: Died 18 July 1817 – Jane Austen, an English novelist and author of “Pride and Prejudice” and “Emma.” Some quotes from … Continue reading

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