Where is the Greve River? Théophile aka “Théo” van Rysselberghe (1862-1926) was a Belgian neo-impressionist painter, so I assumed that the Greve River was in Belgian. A quick internet search … Continue reading Théophile van Rysselberghe “Young Woman on the Banks of the Greve River”
I feel the energy of movement that comes from the child leading the way up the pathway.
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”
“One doesn’t come to Italy for niceness,” was the retort; “one comes for life. Buon giorno! Buon giorno!” E.M. Forster, A Room with a View When looking from the inside … Continue reading At Home with Cesare Vianello – A Room With A View
“Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.” Edgar Degas The art world is commemorating Edgar Degas’ 178th birthday. I have always wondered about our … Continue reading Edgar Degas @ 178
“It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance . . . and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.” Henry James … Continue reading A Burning in Naples