Art And Culture

December 2013

Art and Music Links For 12/30/2013

Lilian May Miller
I blogged this about five years ago, but her images really deserve a second look.

Moonlight On Mt. Fuji

The Crescent Moon Rides Low

Shiba Kokan - Winter At Yoshiwara (ca. 1800)

Shiba Kokan - Girl On Veranda (ca. 1770)

Kawase Hasui - The Singing Lesson (1915)

A. Y. Jackson - The Red Maple (1914)

Raquel Welch In Shorts

Ian McGregor - Endless Dawn

A Pair Of Grebes
This is one of my photos.

Tracks In The Snow - The Civil Wars (2011)


The Avett Brothers - Another Is Waiting (2013)


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Art and Music Links For 12/23/2013

Zojoji Temple in Snow, four prints by Kawase Hasui

Snow at Zojoji Temple, Shiba (Shiba (No) Zojo-ji) (1925)

Balthus - Therese Dreaming (1938)

Anna Mary Robertson 'Grandma' Moses - Joy Ride (1953)

Junichi Nakahara - Postcards of Japanese Maidens Series - Looking at Someone (ca. 1940s)

Ohara Koson - Kingfisher (ca. 1930s)

Miharu Yokota - Merry Christmas

Kozo Tanaka - Thought you Erratic

Nguyen Thi Chau Giang - I am Making My Face Up for Today (2010)
Natural color on silk.

Danni Shinya Luo - Phoenix

Soey Milk - Petrichor (2013)

Stereolab - Vonal Declosion (2004)


Joni Mitchell - River (1971)


XTC - Thanks For Christmas (1983)


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Art and Music Links For 12/16/2013

Kafu - Two Girls By The Sea (c. mid-1920s)
This gorgeous painting on silk is by an artist who signed only as Kafu.  Unfortunately, no more information seems to be available on this artist.

Takahashi Hiroshi - Playing with a cat (1930)
I love this one too!!!

Uemura Shoen - Preparing to dance (1914)
She was such a great artist.

Paul Klee - Fairy Tales (ca. 1920)

Virginia Mori - In The Cradle (2013)

Satomi Kuwahara - New Artwork (2013)

Xue Wang via Lowbrows & popsurrealists

Womb Service (2013)

Ilaria Del Monte - Notturno di Grieg

Daria Petrillis Digital Illustrations of Serenity and Nature (Facebook Page)

Christian Schloe - Drowned Moon

Judy Garland - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (1944)


Brian Eno - China My China (1974) via Dangerous Minds


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Art and Music Links For 12/09/2013

Gustav Klimt - Houses at Unterach on the Attersee, (c. 1916)

Claude Monet - Path through the Forest, Snow Effect (1870)

Balthus - Girl at a Window (1955)

New From Kwon Kyungyup
I love her red paintings.

Gion Matsuri Festival
In this gorgeous photo, the maiko greet a geisha as they exit the stage after a performance.

Photograph by Benoit Hardy-Chartrand

Shouen Uemura - Gosho Doll


Daniela Uhlig via Urban Muse

Red Orange

Re-examining Yasujiro Ozu on film
December 12 will be the 50th anniversary of this great director's death.  If you never have seen one of his movies, I recommend for starters that you watch "Tokyo Story" made in 1953.  Most of his movies are available on Netflix DVD sharing.

Tokyo Story (1953)

Anna May Wong as Hai-Tang in "The Flame Of Love" (1930)

Sophia Loren (1953)
What a beauty!

Krampus Card
To learn more about Krampus and photos of his impersonators today, see Krampus: Saint Nicholas' Dark Companion.

Game Christmas Tinner


Vampire Weekend - Unbelievers (Live on SNL)


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Art and Music Links For 12/02/2013

Vincent van Gogh - Oleanders (1888)

Henri Matisse - The Black Table

Tsuguharu Foujita painting - Woman and Cat (1937).
I love this one!  More information on Foujita.

Egene Koo
More images here.

Never-ending Childhood

Moira Khan - Choir (2013)

Glenn Authur - Falling In Love With Mortality

DAlexander - The Castle (website)

Cuson via Urban Muse

Unknown Artist via Miharu Yokota

Miharu Yokota - Sound of Spring Waves
Signed prints available here.

Nicolas Nemiri - Untitled

SNNN via Urban Muse

The Plague Doctors
More information.  More images.

Jeroen Diepenmaat - Bird And Vinyl

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Amy Crehore

La Cigale (1872)

A Very Sexy Cleopatra

Three Beauties (1793)

Three Gold Fish (2003)

Fuco Ueda

Yakuza Poster

Snow 1939

Betty Boop

Spring by Kawase Hasui (1925)

Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)


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