Happy Lunar New Year 2022 Celebrating The Year of the Tiger

Gong hei fat choy! Happy New Year Cantonese Greeting ChasingART is celebrating Lunar New Year 2022 with Hu Zaobin, who was an early 20th-century Chinese painter, famous for painting tigers. Today on February 1, 2022, The Lunar New Year of the Tiger is celebrated worldwide by almost two billion people. It is a huge celebrationContinue reading “Happy Lunar New Year 2022 Celebrating The Year of the Tiger”

#FridayPainting 2022

Happy New Year! Welcome to the first #FridayPainting of 2022, which unveils two magnificent paintings. The 2022 Art Calendar welcomed me with “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer. The work permanently resides in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague. The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. The work resides in the Uffizi GalleryContinue reading “#FridayPainting 2022”

Celebrating International Cat Day

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” Albert Schweitzer I am celebrating International Cat Day, which is marked every September 8th since 2002 when it was created by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. If you ask any cat, they will tell you that every day inContinue reading “Celebrating International Cat Day”

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”

The Balcony Scene

ChasingART is celebrating Valentine’s Day 2020 on the balcony with Romeo and Juliet. The play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare is the most famous love story in the English literary tradition. Love at first sight carries the depth and breadth of emotional passion exemplified by Romeo and Juliet.  Is it possible that love canContinue reading “The Balcony Scene”

The Last Painting Sarah Bernhardt

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” Sarah Bernhardt December 31, 2019 – the last painting in my 2019 page-a-day Gallery Calendar.  How appropriate that it should be a portrait of the flamboyant French stage actress, Sarah Bernhardt.  The artist was Georges Jules Victor Clairin.  Georges andContinue reading “The Last Painting Sarah Bernhardt”