Vincent Van Gogh painted three versions of this painting ‘The Bedroom at Arles’. This is the third version he painted in 1889. He painted it whilst waiting for his mother to visit him in a Lunatic Asylum in St Remy. He was to commit suicide 10 months after this painting. He called his chair ‘TheContinue reading “Picture this Poetry Challenge: Haiku ‘The Bedroom at Arles’ Vincent Van Gogh”
Category Archives: ART QUOTES
The art of Confession. Read all about it – Exclusive! Did you make the bed?
We live in the times of the Confessional. Privacy is not exclusive. Well it sort of IS actually…. You can read these ‘exclusive’ stories every day in the newspapers. It’s amazing how quickly privacy flies out of the window when the price is right… The act of confessing is supposed to be between God and theContinue reading “The art of Confession. Read all about it – Exclusive! Did you make the bed?”
Poll Truth or Fiction?
Which of these art quotes speak truthfully to you and which do you disagree with? Just vote for your favorite and why you disagree with any. Truth or fiction? It’s all subjective. I agree with Da Vinci who illustrates the difference between poetry and art so succinctly. Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, andContinue reading “Poll Truth or Fiction?”
‘Poll – Never a Truer word was said..’
There are lots of wonderful art quotes around. Some artists are more eloquent and verbose or wittier than others – Picasso, for example could fill a book with his quotes (but more on this artist coming soon….). Without letting the art work influence you, I would like you to pick your favorite ‘truth’ from these 6 quotes. Although allContinue reading “‘Poll – Never a Truer word was said..’”
From the mouths of artists
There have been many great quotes about art and painting. Sometimes it seems that if you are a great artist it automatically follows that you will utter a clever quote which will be taken down avidly by critics and fans and passed on. Picasso was aways coming out with profound quotes, they just seemed toContinue reading “From the mouths of artists”
My 483rd post is here
Looking back through my past posts, I realised that I haven’t done any summing up since my 427 post. I like to do this so often as it gives me new ideas and alerts me to areas of the blog which I have either abandoned or neglected. Some of the categories are outdated now, butContinue reading “My 483rd post is here”
Art Quotes – Monet – into the light
‘Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. To such an extent indeed that one day, finding myself at the deathbed of a woman who had been and still was very dear to me, I caught myself in the act of focusing on her temples and automatically analyzing the succession of appropriately graded colors whichContinue reading “Art Quotes – Monet – into the light”
Art Quotes Vlaminck Colour loaded
The river Seine at Chatou by Vlaminck In an effort to get more art into my blog, I have come up with the idea of these ‘art quotes’. I don’t know where they will lead (probably all over the place) hopefully the quotes will lead into other aspects – not just art. As with any newContinue reading “Art Quotes Vlaminck Colour loaded”