Black Cat In Monet’s Garden When Claude Monet moved to Giverny in 1883, he was 43 years old and a recent widower with two children. His life, once so difficult he attempted suicide, impoverished and unrecognized, was beginning to turn around as he painted what would later be recognized as
Pablo Picasso’s Cat Before a Mirror You could have an interesting time and very likely get lost if you took a hike through the mind of Pablo Picasso. No guarantee the experience would be pleasant; in fact, you could probably take for granted that mostly it wouldn’t be. Picasso was
Messing Around in the Office (Edouard Vuillard) Visual artists have a knack for inventing new words to put their work in context. It’s as if their creativity spills over into the regular world where you and I live. Edouard Vuillard, for example, lived in a particularly ripe time that included
Cat Art Parody of a Parody (Roy Lichtenstein #1) Roy Fox Lichtenstein is one of the most interesting and peculiar artists of the 20th Century. He had a long career of innovative artwork but is best known for a short burst of comic book parodies that became wildly popular in
All About the Famous Artists’ Cats Book of Art I could start writing about Famous Artists’ Cats almost anywhere. The art is timeless, and the cats? They don’t care as long they have something interesting to keep their lightning quick minds stimulated. Billy & George Explore As you and I
Street photography takes a different turn when you’re talking about Venice, the historic city of canals and small bridges. A street might be all water or an alley without meters or traffic lights.