Winter with Thomas Heeremans

Spring has come, even though the nights are chillier than usual for Vancouver. My family in Alberta reported a snowfall with minus zero temperatures. So, in keeping with the lingering winter, here is Thomas Heeremans, a Dutch painter and art dealer, who lived from 1641-1694 I searched the internet and brought out all of myContinue reading “Winter with Thomas Heeremans”

Winter with Francis Guy

The year was 1760 when Francis Guy was born in Lorton, near Keswick, England. He grew up and was involved in his family’s silk dyer business . Destiny had other plans. The family moved to the United States in 1795, where Francis had every intention of continuing in the silk dyer profession. He lived forContinue reading “Winter with Francis Guy”

Winter with Vincent Van Gogh

“What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then — even if that were absolutely true, then I should one day like to showContinue reading “Winter with Vincent Van Gogh”

Winter with John Henry Twachtman

John Henry Twachtman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 4, 1853. He is known for his impressionist paintings which embraced an experiential, even personal element. Known to be outgoing, he also had moments of deep contemplation. His moods between restlessness and serenity allowed his creative energy to explore painting, etchings and drawings in pastel. “Winter…Continue reading “Winter with John Henry Twachtman”

Winter with Hendrick Avercamp

March holds the honour of transitioning Winter to Spring.  It is a huge undertaking because Winter lingers while Spring comes out of a deep sleep. Perhaps that is why we experience the ever-changing weather patterns of March, which appear to be in a tug-of-war, with wind and rain one day, and sunshine the next. IContinue reading “Winter with Hendrick Avercamp”

ChasingART Celebrates Winter

Spring is coming. The crocuses have made their appearance, their vibrant colours enhanced by the dark soil that surrounds them. It is a time of transition and rebirth as winter, with poignant graciousness, accepts the warmth of the sun and the earth’s long-anticipated awakening. In the next series, ChasingART will say a warm farewell toContinue reading “ChasingART Celebrates Winter”