A Monet Moment

A Monet Moment

A restful intermission from the busyness of life, a time to eliminate stress by viewing the beautiful, blended colors of one of the most beloved painters to come from the Impressionist movement.  Respite in the Garden of Giverny There is something restful, but at the...
Enjoying Grandma Moses

Enjoying Grandma Moses

I was updating an article I made about Grandma Moses and came across an old video made of the actual Grandma Moses! She is portrayed the way America wanted to see her at the time with the life she represented (i.e. much idealized), but what a treat to see actual...
Beach Scene Art, For A Seascape Afternoon

Beach Scene Art, For A Seascape Afternoon

Art That Captivates: Beach Scenes For some of us the beach is the ultimate vacation. For almost anyone, a view of the sea with its sunny beaches and the sunlight glinting off the water are scenes that hold us enraptured; both by the majesty of the powerful waves, and...
Art Gardener

Art Gardener

These paintings struck me as distinctly garden oriented. Something like fifties sitcom meets millennial gardening. Do you garden in heels and pearls?   I enjoy looking at art, and while I am attracted to more of nature’s subjects, this one holds a...
My Favorite Painting

My Favorite Painting

This is my favorite picture for many reasons. One is the stillness, another is the work ethic, the quiet content of daily mundane work. clipped from www.nytimes.com“The Milkmaid,” an oil by Vermeer from the 17th century, is headed for an exhibition at the...