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Sentient in San Francisco – 13 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 13 October 1822 – Antonio Canova, an Italian sculptor. Below – “Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss”; “Theseus and the Minotaur”; “Reclining Naiad”; “The Three Graces”; “Venus Italica”; “Orpheus.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 12 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 12 October 1858 – Utagawa Hiroshige, a Japanese woodblock print and painting (ukiyo-e) artist. Part I of III. Below – “Evening Snow at Kanbara”; “Wind Blow Grass Across the Moon”; “Rain Shower at Shono”; … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 11 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 11 October 1958 – Maurice de Vlaminck, a French painter. Below – “The Seine at Chatou”; “White Sailboat at Chatou”; “Town on the Bank of a Lake”; “Village”; “Barges on the Seine.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 10 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 10 October 1858 – Maurice Prendergast, an American painter: Part I of III. Below – “Sunny Day at the Beach”; “Franklin Park Boston”; “Lady on the Boulevard/The Green Cape”; “The Tuileries Gardens, Paris”; “South … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 9 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 9 October 1874 – Nicholas Roerich, a Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, and philosopher: Part I of III. Below – “Kangchenjunga”; “Agni Yoga”; “The Black Gobi”; “Brahmaputra”; “The Crows”; “The Banner of the Future”; “Way … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 8 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 8 October 1897 – Alexei Savrasov, a Russian painter. Below – “Winter Night”; “Rafts”; “Early Spring Thaw”; “Rasputitsa (Sea of Mud)”; “Spring Kitchen Gardens.” A Poem for Today “The Quarrel” by Linda Pastan If … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 7 October 2019

Contemporary Hungarian Art – Szabina Gore Below – “Playing room”; “Unsure”; “The path”; “Changed my mind”; “Beehives.” This Date in Literary History: Born 7 October 1849 – James Whitcomb Riley, an American writer and poet. “When the Frost is on … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 6 September 2019

Contemporary Italian Art – Dario Moschetta Below – “Portrait 418”; “Portrait 412”; “Portrait 416”; “Portrait 411”; “Portrait 415 – Marilyn Monroe”; “Ripped Sky.” This Date in Literary History: Died 6 October 1892 – Alfred, Lord Tennyson, a British poet and … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 October 2019

Contemporary Norwegian Art – Kesha Tabaczuk Below – “Receiving Hands”; “Boy floating on water”; “Stormy Sky”; “Magenta Hills”; “Boy with balloons.” A Poem for Today “Medical History” By Carrie Shipers I wanted it: arc of red and blue strobing my … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 4 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 4 October 1814 – Jean-Francois Millet, a French painter. Below – “The Sower”; “The Sheepfold”; “Woman Baking Bread”; “The Gleaners”; “The Potato Harvest”; “The Man with the Hoe.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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