Paul Cézanne, Father of modern art. Born January 19, 1839

PAUL CÉZANNE, FATHER OF MODERN ART. BORN JANUARY 19, 1839

Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century...

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Virtual Celebrations

IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, VIRTUAL CELEBRATIONS

Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967 I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes,...

 
 
 
Berthe Morisot. Born January 14, 1841

BERTHE MORISOT. BORN JANUARY 14, 1841

Berthe Morisot,. French Painter who exhibited with the Impressionists, and participated in their battle for artistic recognition. In...

John Singer Sargent, born January 12, 1856

JOHN SINGER SARGENT, BORN JANUARY 12, 1856

John Singer Sargent's family (1856-1925) had deep roots in New England. In 1850, his father married Mary Newbold Singer, daughter of...

 
 
 
Barbara Hepworth, January 10, 1903

BARBARA HEPWORTH, JANUARY 10, 1903

Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. Barbara Hepworth was a sculptor and a leading figure in both British sculpture as well as the...

Elizabeth Sirani. January 8, 1636 - August 28, 1665

ELIZABETH SIRANI. JANUARY 8, 1636 - AUGUST 28, 1665

Portrait of Vincenzo Ferdinando Ranuzzi as Cupid, somehow. It involved a lot of dyed feathers! Painted by Elisabetta Sirani Being a...

 
 
 
Albert Bierstadt. Painter of the unspoiled west

ALBERT BIERSTADT. PAINTER OF THE UNSPOILED WEST

Albert Bierstadt was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. He joined several...

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times Allow me to paraphrase Viktor Frankl, the holocaust survivor: “We can take any what if we know...

 
 
 
Sarsoon ka Saag or Jolly Green Vegetables

SARSOON KA SAAG OR JOLLY GREEN VEGETABLES

Sarsoon ka Saag or Jolly Green Vegetables I am not trying to become a vegetarian but I have cut back substantially on eating red meat...

Mandalas for 2021

MANDALAS FOR 2021

Over the still world, a bird calls waking solitary among black boughs. Plunging ahead into the dark and light at the same time the...

 
 
 
Piero di Cosimo. Elusive Renaissance artist

PIERO DI COSIMO. ELUSIVE RENAISSANCE ARTIST

January 02, 1462. Piero di Cosimo , also known as Piero di Lorenzo, was a Florentine painter of the Italian Renaissance. He is most...

HOPPIN' JOHN

HOPPIN' JOHN

Welcome in the New Year with Hoppin' John, a traditional New Year's Day dish, and luck will follow you all year long! WHAT IS HOPPIN'...

 
 
 
Carry on, bake on, decorate on

CARRY ON, BAKE ON, DECORATE ON

Making Soup Throughout these last months with all the death and destruction around us, I didn't know what to say that wouldn't sound...

Félix Edouard Vallotton. Born on this day in 1865

FÉLIX EDOUARD VALLOTTON. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1865

Sunset Félix Vallotton, in full Félix Edouard Vallotton, (born December 28, 1865, Lausanne, Switzerland-died December 28, 1925, Paris,...

 
 
 
Feast day of St John the Evangelist , as celebrated by the Anglo-Saxons

FEAST DAY OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST , AS CELEBRATED BY THE ANGLO-SAXONS

A 9th-century Anglo-Saxon eagle of St John the Evangelist for his feast day, 27 December : britishmuseum.org/collection/obj... .... St...

Su Shi, also known as Su Tung-p'o

SU SHI, ALSO KNOWN AS SU TUNG-P'O

Calligraphy by Su Tung-p'o It's Boxing Day and the first day of Kwanza but this poet's delicate melancholy spoke to me. The year that...

 
 
 
Merry Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS

The Nativity According to Luke: For unto us a child is given. In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be...

Masaccio. First great painter of the Italian Renaissance

MASACCIO. FIRST GREAT PAINTER OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE

San Giovenale Triptych (1422) December 21, 1401. Masaccio , born Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Simone, was the first great Italian painter...

 
 
 
Joshua Johnson of Baltimore, first successful African-American portrait painter

JOSHUA JOHNSON OF BALTIMORE, FIRST SUCCESSFUL AFRICAN-AMERICAN PORTRAIT PAINTER

John Jacob Anderson and his sons John and Edward. Painted by Joshua Johnson of Baltimore, first successful African-American portrait...

Io Saturnalia

IO SATURNALIA

Today is the first day of Saturnalia, the holiday to beat all holidays, the festival the poet Catullus called it "the best of days".....

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionistic Floral Landscape Palette Knife Original Art

Contemporary Impressionistic Floral Landscape Palette Knife Original Art

Sun Block11x14 oil on canvas This painting is based on one I created on location in Fredericksburg. I wanted to push it in a different direction. Using the palette knife I... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionistic Floral Landscape Palette Knife Original Oil...

Contemporary Impressionistic Floral Landscape Palette Knife Original Oil Painting by Sheri Jones

Sun Block11x14 oil on canvas This painting is based on one I created on location in Fredericksburg. I wanted to push it in a different direction. Using the palette knife I... Read more ...

Comparing the Sony a7R Camera Line's Different Shutter Sounds

Comparing the Sony a7R Camera Line's Different Shutter Sounds

The unique click of one camera's shutter can be fun to compare against one another. In a series of short videos posted by Map Camera , you can listen to the slightly different... Read more ...

The Urban Environment House / Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

The Urban Environment House / Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects Location: Helsinki, Finland Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Marc Goodwin Photographs: Kuvatoimisto Kuvio Area: 40900.0 m2 Read more ...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Side A Side B These sculptures are three dimensional paintings that are free standing and have multiple images depending on the viewing angle. This round piece is a new... Read more ...

103 LMMC Municipal Art Centre / Replus Bureau

103 LMMC Municipal Art Centre / Replus Bureau

Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Andrey Bezuglov Area: 280.0 m2 Read more ...

PhotoStatistica 2.0 Improves How It Visualizes Your Photo Habits

PhotoStatistica 2.0 Improves How It Visualizes Your Photo Habits

Last June, PetaPixel shared PhotoStatistica , an app that takes the EXIF data from your photos and displays them as graphs. In short, it gave you a visual representation of how... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink Painting "THE WORK...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink Painting "THE WORK OF PROGRESS" by Contemporary Artist Lou Jordan

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media, Alcohol Ink 5"x7"x2" Alcohol ink on Glossy Paper, Adhered to Canvas Read more ...

Worth a Thousand Words: Book of Durrow

Worth a Thousand Words: Book of Durrow

The beginning of the Gospel of Mark from the Book of Durrow. I'm also a sucker for good use of space and not feeling one has to fill every bit of the page up. And for stylized... Read more ...

Play Chess with Camera Equipment at This Norwegian Camera Store

Play Chess with Camera Equipment at This Norwegian Camera Store

Stavanger Foto , a camera and photography shop in Stavanger, Norway, has set up photo equipment on a giant chessboard. The shop is using everything from flashes and... Read more ...