“Nature does not create works of art. It is we, and the faculty of interpretation peculiar to the human mind, that see art.”–Man Ray
Because it is becoming…
This was a gift from my bestie!
Girl with a Tea Cup by Harold Gilman (circa 1914):
This lovely painting by Claude Monet is doing double duty today. My mom is opening a fabulous business (tea/coffee/desserts/books/art/events) in early 2020. I’m doing social media, among other things, for the store. I shared this lovely painting on our FB page a few minutes ago, and thought it far too nice not to do so here, as well.
Came across this book today…
I was so busy over the weekend, that I didn’t get around to wishing my favorite hometown boy a happy birthday. He was born on 8 December 1894, right here in Columbus.
Here’s a link to my article about the Thurber House (which I now live very close to, incidentally).
The French artist was born on 8 December 1864:
The doodle is by artist Ichinori.
- Redefining the Black Mountain Poets [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Entering Infinity with Yayoi Kusama [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Baltimore knows its Poe House is a treasure, but now it’s officially Maryland’s first ‘Literary Landmark’ [BALTIMORE SUN]
- Elaine Stritch’s Never-Ending Search to Get Her Due [LIT HUB]
We got our first snow of the season a couple of days ago, which is early around here. Ugh. I prefer artistic representations of snow over the real thing.