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  • Artists’ interpretations of Spring

    A few paintings of Spring to mark the Vernal Equinox, and for those in the Southern Hemisphere, I’ve included Arthur Streeton’s Autumn (images above, bottom), to celebrate their oncoming season. The inclusion of JW Waterhouse’s Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May (images above, second from bottom) prompted me to include the relevant verse from Robert…

  • Eye Candy for Today: Le Sidaner view of London

    St. Paul’s from the River: Morning Sun in Winter, Henri Le Sidaner Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons. Google lists the original as in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, but I can’t find an image on their site. Le Sidaner shows the influence of Monet, and I…

  • Self-portraits #13

    More in my ongoing series of posts about artists’ self-portraits. I find self-portraits fascinating not just for the range of time periods and styles, but for the interesting variation in the way artists pose themselves. (Images above, links to my posts: Henri Martin, Marie-Suzanne Roslin, James Tissot, Ernest Meissonier, Peder Severin Kroyer, Giovanni Boldini, Camille…

  • New online collection from the Indianapolis Museum of Art

    A number of art museums have been revitalizing their websites as they begin to realize what a powerful tool they are for public relations, as well as for their theoretical mission of education. Not all can aspire to the gold standard set a few years ago by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but many museums…

  • Alfred Sisley snow scenes

    Even though most people in North America, north of the 37th parallel or so, are pretty tired of seeing show (and wishing they could send it to Sochi, where they are apparently having trouble keeping it from melting during the Winter Olympics), there is one sub-group of people who see snow differently — painters. Some…

  • Impressionist bridges

    No — it’s not the subject of a real-world exhibit somewhere, though that might be nice — just a thought that occurred to me while looking through some images of Impressionist paintings. One of the things that set the Impressionists apart was their insistence, like Courbet, on painting the real world as they saw it,…