#Friday Painting: Émile Joachim Constant Puyo “The Straw Hat”

Today’s painting is a photograph by the French photographer, Émile Joachim Constant Puyo,who lived from 1857 to 1933. I confess that I have never heard of this photographer/artist so chose … Continue reading #Friday Painting: Émile Joachim Constant Puyo “The Straw Hat”

#FridayPainting: Claude Monet “A Path in Monet’s Garden in Giverny”

“Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything,my head is bursting with it.” Claude Monet … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Claude Monet “A Path in Monet’s Garden in Giverny”

#FridayPainting: George Henry Boughton “The Lady of the Snows”

Merry Christmas. The Lady of the Snows by George Henry Boughton brings out the best of winter with the vibrant reds again the winter landscape. He has created a fashion … Continue reading #FridayPainting: George Henry Boughton “The Lady of the Snows”

#FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

We have entered the festive season of December. What better way than to begin the celebration than with Fra Angelico. Last December, ChasingART looked back at the artists who portrayed … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh, “Landscape with House and Ploughman”

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh, “Landscape with House and Ploughman”

#FridayPainting: Maurice Denis, “The Muses”

“All artists are now free to express their own personality.” Maurice Denis Paintings hold stories that are seen and unseen. Maurice Denis’s “The Muses” brings us a view of Nine … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Maurice Denis, “The Muses”

For Love: An Artist’s Wife

Over the past few months of our present “solitude,” I have found ways in which to travel the world virtually to faraway art galleries. With travel curtailed and libraries, museums … Continue reading For Love: An Artist’s Wife

#Friday Painting: Joseph Mallory William Turner, “View of Lyons”, 19th Century

“It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.” J.M.W. Turner “I don’t paint so that people will understand me, I paint to show what … Continue reading #Friday Painting: Joseph Mallory William Turner, “View of Lyons”, 19th Century

Blanketing the City

Jane Jacobs wrote, “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” That was the thought that came to mind … Continue reading Blanketing the City

The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David

Today, in 1584, Michelangelo‘s Statue of David was unveiled in Florence. Florence 2004, the Budd family travelled to Italy. The timing was serendipitous. The Statue of David restoration had just … Continue reading The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David