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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 11 November 1863 – Paul Signac, a French painter. Below – “Capo di Noli”; “Woman with Umbrella”; “The Pine Tree at Saint Tropez”; “Women by the Well”; “Marseille”; “In the Time of Harmony. The … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 November 2019

Contemporary French Art – Julien Primary Below – “Sky Fragments #2”; “Montagne de gravats”; “La tour du télégraphe”; “Exploration lumineuse #2”; “Sky Fragments #3.” A Poem for Today “How Are You Doing?” by Rick Snyder As much as you deserve … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 9 November 1942 – Charles Courtney Curran, an American painter: Part I of III. Below – “Lotus Lilies”; “Lady with a Bouquet”; “Sunshine and Haze”; “Shadows”; “A Breezy Day”; “Fair Critics.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 8 November 1905 – Victor Borisov-Musatov, a Russian painter. Below – “The Pool”; “Self-Portrait with Sister”; “The Emerald Necklace”; “Spring”; “Autumn Song”; “May Flowers.” This Date in Literary History: Died 8 November 1953 – … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 7 November 1890 – Jan Matulka, a Czech-American painter and illustrator. Below – “New York in Winter”; “Still Life with Shells and Classical Head”; “Turi Pole Landscape”; “Still Life”; “Rodeo Rider”; “Skupina Zen.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 6 November 1861 – Dennis Miller Bunker, an American painter. Below – “The Pool, Midfield”; “Jessica”; “Boy with Rowboat”; “Chrysanthemums”; “The Mirror”; “Pines Beyond the Fence.” Musings inn Autumn: Maya Angelou “Life is pure … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 5 November 1938 – Thomas Dewing, an American painter: Part I of II. Below – “Summer”; “The Days”; “The Lute”; “The White Dress”; “Lady in Gold”; “Lyda in Green.” This Date in Literary History: … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 4 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 4 November 1930 – James E Brewton, an American painter. Below – “Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe”; “Portrait of Barbara Holland”; “The American Dream-Girl”; “Portrait of Charles Baudelaire”; “Une Saison en Enfer”; “Homage to … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 3 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 3 November 1954 – Henri Matisse, a French painter and sculptor: Part I of IV. Below – “Woman Reading”; “Blue Pot and Lemon”; “Woman with a Hat”; “Luxembourg Gardens”; “Study of a Nude”; “Open … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 2 November 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 2 November 1990 – Eliot Porter, an American nature photographer. Below – “Red osier, Near Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 1967”; “Sunset behind Las Tres Virgenes Volcano, Near Mezquital, Baja, California, August 12, 1966”; “Foxtail Grass, … Continue reading

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