We Love Vermeer

Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum February 10 – June 4, 2023, The Rijksmuseum has promised the largest Johannes Vermeer exhibition, entitled Vermeer. The magnitude of this exhibition is envisioned in the research projects leading up to the February 2023 opening.  In the weeks ahead, ChasingART will travel virtually to The Rijksmuseum to find the stories behinds the paintings.Continue reading “We Love Vermeer”

Johannes Vermeer: The Secrets of the Milkmaid

Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum February 10 – June 4, 2023, The Rijksmuseum has promised the largest Johannes Vermeer exhibition, entitled Vermeer. The magnitude of this exhibition is envisioned in the research projects leading up to the February 2023 opening.  In the weeks ahead, ChasingART will travel virtually to The Rijksmuseum to find the stories behinds the paintings.Continue reading “Johannes Vermeer: The Secrets of the Milkmaid”

Vincent Van Gogh: Poppy Field

“On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, we will remember them.” In Flanders Fields BY JOHN MCCRAE In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. WeContinue reading “Vincent Van Gogh: Poppy Field”

Johannes Vermeer: Secrets Behind the Painting, “Woman Reading a Letter”

Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum February 10 – June 4, 2023, The Rijksmuseum has promised the largest Johannes Vermeer exhibition, entitled Vermeer. The magnitude of this exhibition is envisioned in the research projects leading up to the February 2023 opening.  In the weeks ahead, ChasingART will travel virtually to The Rijksmuseum to find the stories behindsContinue reading “Johannes Vermeer: Secrets Behind the Painting, “Woman Reading a Letter””

#FridayPainting: John William Waterhouse “Circe”

Only that: we are here. This is what it means to swim in the tide, to walk the earth and feel it touch your feet. This is what it means to be alive.” Madeline Miller, Circe Circe is the daughter of the Titan sun god Helios, and the nymph, Perse, making her a granddaughter ofContinue reading “#FridayPainting: John William Waterhouse “Circe””

#FridayPainting: John Duncan Fergusson “In the Patio: Margaret Morris”

They were an artistic power couple. “In the Patio: Margaret Morris” captures the remarkable story of Margaret Morris, artist and influential innovator in modern dance and her partner, Scottish Colourist, John Duncan Fergusson. I have read that Margaret founded the Margaret Morris Movement, Celtic Ballet, and two Scottish National Ballets in Glasgow (1947) and in Pitlochry (1960). She also createdContinue reading “#FridayPainting: John Duncan Fergusson “In the Patio: Margaret Morris””