Escher. Born on June 17, 1898

ESCHER. BORN ON JUNE 17, 1898

Poster advertising the first major exhibition of Escher's work in Britain ( Dulwich Picture Gallery , 14 October 2015 - 17 January...

Happy Belated Birthday to Anne Frank

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO ANNE FRANK

Happy Birthday to Anne Frank. From Robert Reich: Anne Frank would be 90 years old today. We owe her, and the millions more who perished,...

 
 
 
June - Strawberry Moon

JUNE - STRAWBERRY MOON

BL Yates Thompson, MA 36. 1444-1450. Dante Alighieri, Divina commedia. Italy, f179r JUNE - STRAWBERRY MOON Used by the Algonquin, Ojibwe,...

Courbet. 19th century French painter who still has the power to shock

COURBET. 19TH CENTURY FRENCH PAINTER WHO STILL HAS THE POWER TO SHOCK

With his revolutionary politics, egomania and insistence on crude realism, Gustave Courbet scandalized Parisian society and the art...

 
 
 
Women making art

WOMEN MAKING ART

Button designed by Sylvia Pankhurst for the UK suffragette campaign c. 1911. “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so...

Raoul Dufy. Master of colorful, cheerful art

RAOUL DUFY. MASTER OF COLORFUL, CHEERFUL ART

Raoul Dufy. Master of colorful, cheerful art. Raoul Dufy was a Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy. He developed a colorful, decorative...

 
 
 
Giovanna Garzoni, Botanical painter of exquisite still lives

GIOVANNA GARZONI, BOTANICAL PAINTER OF EXQUISITE STILL LIVES

Hedgehog. Oak leaves. Chestnuts. And a snail! From Giovanna Garzoni (1600-1670, of course, because it's her day. 69quietgirl At a time...

June, the month of harvest in the medieval calendar

JUNE, THE MONTH OF HARVEST IN THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR

June is near and time to get out the scythes and harvest the hay. medievalcalendar BL Lansdowne 383; the 'Shaftesbury Psalter'; 12th...

 
 
 
Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova

LYUBOV SERGEYEVNA POPOVA

A sad day in May: Died on May 25 in 1924: Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova Normally I don't note artists' deaths but Popova was one of the...

Mary Cassatt. Artist du Jour

MARY CASSATT. ARTIST DU JOUR

Boating party, 1893. Of course baby is along and nobody has a life jacket. Living dangerously, with Mary Cassatt, born OTD 1844. Cassatt,...

 
 
 
Jacob Jordaens

JACOB JORDAENS

Born on this day back in 1593: Jacob Jordaens May 19, 1593. ANTWERP.- Jacob Jordaens was one of three Flemish Baroque painters, along...

Tamara Lempicka. Born on this day in 1898

TAMARA LEMPICKA. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1898

May 16, 1898. Tamara Lempicka (born Maria Górska; 16 May 1898 - 18 March 1980), also known as Tamara de Lempicka, was a Polish painter...

 
 
 
Claricia, 13th-century German illuminator who included a self-portrait in a South German psalter

CLARICIA, 13TH-CENTURY GERMAN ILLUMINATOR WHO INCLUDED A SELF-PORTRAIT IN A SOUTH GERMAN PSALTER

Claricia or Clarica was a 13th-century German illuminator. She is noted for including a self-portrait in a South German psalter of...

Thomas Gainsborough. 18th century English portrait and landscape painter

THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH. 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH PORTRAIT AND LANDSCAPE PAINTER

Historical hottie du jour: Gainsborough Dupont. Took art lessons from his uncle Thomas Gainsborough, whose birthday is today.May 14,...

 
 
 
Mosaic Monday/ Chariot race

MOSAIC MONDAY/ CHARIOT RACE

From Following Hadrian... For MosaicMonday , the Circus Mosaic from Lugdunum depicting a chariot race in quadrigas. Several successive...

Ghent Altarpiece by the Van Eyck brothers, dedicated OTD in 1432

GHENT ALTARPIECE BY THE VAN EYCK BROTHERS, DEDICATED OTD IN 1432

Jewel-encrusted Crown of Life at the feet of God/ Christ, center of the Ghent Altarpiece. In producing the Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert...

 
 
 
Help a mother out for Mother's Day

HELP A MOTHER OUT FOR MOTHER'S DAY

Help a mother out for Mother's Day How about giving to those mothers who have little or nothing on this day? Give to the organization...

The merry month of May

THE MERRY MONTH OF MAY

Happy May. Sousse Roman mosaic showing May. From Sousse Archaeological Museum, Tunisia Personalization of the Sun. Date: end of the...

 
 
 
Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt

MICHIEL JANSZOON VAN MIEREVELT

George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham Van Mierevelt was born and died in Delft , as a son of a goldsmith , who apprenticed him to the...

Joseph Mallord William Turner. England's greatest painter

JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER. ENGLAND'S GREATEST PAINTER

Joseph Mallord William Turner, (born April 23, 1775, London , England-died December 19, 1851, London), perhaps this country's most...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Stardust VII, Study

Stardust VII, Study

New detailed study available Sunday morning on EveryDayOriginal.com "The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were... Read more ...

Shenzhen College of International Education / Li Xiaodong Atelier

Shenzhen College of International Education / Li Xiaodong Atelier

Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China Project Year: 2020 Photographs: UK Studio Area: 100000.0 m2 Read more ...

Saturday morning doodle

Saturday morning doodle

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STAR WARS Saturday

STAR WARS Saturday

STAR WARS inspired spaceship art by Donald Yatomi Keywords: star wars world war two II propeller plane inspired spaceship concept flying vehicle drawings sketches paintings by... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting "The Inside Passage" by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting "The Inside Passage" by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The Inside Passage This abstracted sunset is filled with colorful snippets and colorful patterns. I began this piece while teaching in the Pacific Northwest and it represented... Read more ...

Dream interpretation guide

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Placebo, Dadu Shin

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I House in Izu-Kogen / Florian Busch Architects

I House in Izu-Kogen / Florian Busch Architects

Courtesy of Florian Bush Architects architects: Florian Busch Architects Location: Izu-Kōgen Station, 1183 Yawatano, Itō, Shizuoka 413-0232, Japan Project Year: 2021... Read more ...

Signed Bookplate

Signed Bookplate

If you ordered a signed bookplate from my online store, chances are it's one of these. Read more ...

Travel Journal - Cades Cove, TN

Travel Journal - Cades Cove, TN

Travel Journal - While in the Great Smoky Mountains, we took the drive around Cades Cove - A beautiful, bucolic area of former farms, fields, an old mill, and more... Read more ...