‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose’, John Singer Sargent, 1885–6 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose’, John Singer Sargent, 1885–6 on display at Tate Britain. The children lighting lanterns are Dolly (left) and Polly (right) Barnard. Their father, illustrator Frederick Barnard, was friends with Sargent. It was painted in a garden in Broadway, a village in south west England where Sargent stayed in the summer of 1885.Sargent wanted to paint from real life. There were only a few minutes each evening where the light was right. He would place his…
Who said Monet doesn't grow on trees? Rainbow eucalyptus resemble colourful works of art after shedding their bark
The myriad shades on the trunks were captured in close-up by a nature photographer on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.
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— Blue Tangents, Kim McCarty, 2012 Kim McCarty shows in these works her singular delicate watercolour paintings depicting adolescent and preadolescent children. Her paintings have the effect of a blurry afterimage; hovering between presence and absence, innocence and wisdom, and past, present and future. At times using only a single colour and at others a bruise-inspired palette of acid yellows, greens, and browns, her paintings evoke a sense of uncertainty, ambivalence and anxiety.
I Remain Steadfast from Missed Connections in St. Augustine, FL by the Lovelorn Poets
I Remain Steadfast from Missed Connections in St. Augustine, FL by the Lovelorn Poets featuring Victorian clip-art from Quinn's Clip Art book