Most of Britain’s great writers are memorialized in Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey, and quite a few are buried there, including Chaucer, Blake, Browning, Dickens, Tennyson and Kipling.
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My photograph for today is of Dale Chihuly’s glass sculpture which stands in the reception area of the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai.
What do you do if you’re athletic and good-looking, talented enough to catch the public’s attention, and you’re engaged in a scandal serious enough to get…
Monet had already made a name for himself when in 1892 he rented space across from the Rouen Cathedral in Normandy
The exhibition offers a fantastic journey through some of their artwork, curated from Leonard Lauder’s impressive collection, and outlines the genesis of Cubism.
Years ago I attended a three day seminar by noted illustrator/painter Marshall Arisman. Arisman had made a big splash in the world of illustration with work…
I had a realization this morning when I was thinking about the direction of my work and focusing on it becoming more heart centered.
Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. Essays on art can be dry but consider yourself warned; you’re about to see a man having his brains blown out.
I was heavily under the influence of Rembrandt when I began this painting of fantasy characters in 1985.
It was with great sadness that I learned this morning of the death of Lauren Bacall. I grew up listening to my mother talk about her films,
John Singer Sargent had no idea his portrait of Madame Pierre Gautreau would be the talk of Paris at the Salon, 1884.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Work Of Art ~ Joy of collages.. I love creating collages as they help me pull together things that catch my attention and remind me to pause and inhale the beauty in my surroundings. If art is in the eyes of the beholder, then we come to it with our own perspective and vision of the surrounding world. Van Gogh’s quote made me stop and think… Why do we always allow others to
The battle rages on. Yesterday thanks to the abysmally low temperatures and the sleet/snow mix that found it's way to hold me hostage, I spent the day doing looking at various screens. Really, the only way I could of accomplished LESS over the weekend would be to have been in a coma. BUT...given the fact, hubby is working
Acting Really Is a Vital Quality For Artists Acting was discussed in the last post when talking about commitment. But before I get into that ,…
Art And Poetry Wait !! Before we get to that I just wanted to announce that I am beginning a new series of posts on a…