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Wandering in Woodacre – 15 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Stephen Walsh Below – “Green Door Stable”; “Shed in Snow”; “Rockport Harbor”; “Beyond the Ledge”; “Sea and Sky.” Musings in Autumn: Jane Hirshfield “Something looks back from the trees, and knows me for who I am.” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre -14 October 2020

Contemporary Turkish Art – Said Mingu: Part I of II. Below – “Searching”; “Madama Butterfly”; “Cascade”; “Moonstruck”; “Random II.” This Date in Literary History: Born 14 October 1894 – e e cummings, an award-winning American poet, playwright, and essayist. Some … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 13 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Chin h Shan Below – “Brooklyn Bridge”; “Soho Sunset”; “Green Fog New York”; “On the Way Home 1”; “Early Spring in Washington Square”; “Winter Rainy Day Walkers in New York.” A Poem for Today “Barn Clothes” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 12 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 12 October 1858 – Hiroshige Utagawa, a Japanese woodblock print artist: Part I of II. Below – “Kanbara”; “Rain Shower at Shono”; “The Plum Garden in Kameido”; “Evening View of Tsukuda with Lady on … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 11 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Christine Jasper Below – “Still Life With Striped Fabric”; “My cat doesn’t like you.” This Date in Spiritual History: Born 11 October 1926 – Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, peace activist, writer, poet, and … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 10 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 10 October 1858 – Maurice Prendergast, an American painter. Below – “Franklin Park Boston”; “Blue Mountains”; ““Telegraph Hill”; “Surf, Cohasset”; “After the Storm”; “The Bathers.” This Date in Literary History: Born 10 October 1943 … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 9 October 2020

This Date in Art/Literary History: Born 9 October 1947 – John Doubleday, an English sculptor and painter. Below- John Doubleday is the artist who has created the only public seated statue of Sherlock Holmes. It is located in Meiringen, Switzerland, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 8 October 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 8 October 1860 – John D. Batten, a British painter, illustrator, and printmaker. Below – “The Garden of Adonis”; “Sleeping Beauty”; “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”; “Beauty and the Beast”; Illustration for “Indian … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 7 October 2020

Contemporary Romanian Art – Sabin Si Catalina Art Below – “Bahamas mood”; “Amalfi tastes”; “White cup”; “Brightness”; “Portrait”; “Afternoon light”; “Forbidden fruit.” This Date in Literary History: Born 7 October 1948 – Diane Ackerman, an American essayist, poet, and author … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 6 October 2020

Contemporary American Art – Shih Young An Below – “Winds of New Hope”; “Striking a Match for Lightning”; “#Me Too-2”; “Unblinking”; “Knotting a Yellow Ribbon”; “The U.S. Citizen.” A Poem for Today “Burning the Book” by Ron Koertge The anthology … Continue reading

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