Christmas in Denmark with Viggo Johansen

Glædelig jul fra Danmark Merry Christmas from Denmark Viggo Johansen (January 3, 1851- December 18, 1935) envisioned Christmas as a time for children as can be seen by the two paintings, A Christmas Story and Merry Christmas.  The lights shine brightly as children look with wonderment at the decorated tree.  There are no presents (orContinue reading “Christmas in Denmark with Viggo Johansen”

Garlands, Candy Canes, Stars, Angels & Ribbons

December’s festive spirit is symbolized by the stately Christmas Tree.  This month ChasingART will celebrate this noble tradition by exploring, through the creativity of artists,  how an evergreen conifer – spruce, pine or fir – came to hold a special place in our homes and in our hearts at Christmastime. To be clear, we areContinue reading “Garlands, Candy Canes, Stars, Angels & Ribbons”