Chu Teh-chun: Plurality (2003)

“…Nature is absorbed into the artist’s thought and then undergoes refinement, and it is the power of the artist’s imagination, his sensibility, and his inner character that are revealed on the canvas. This is where the concepts behind Chinese painting and abstract painting very neatly come together.” READ FULL ESSAY: Christie’s (quoting Chu Teh-chun) See…

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

See More CHU TEH-CHUN at Christie’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Sotheby’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Bonham’s Read More CHU TEH-CHUN at wikiwand 10 things to know about poet painter Chu Teh-Chun Chu Teh chun: The Man Behind the Legendary Painter Chu Teh-Chun in Three Works: Symphonic, Calligraphic, Lyrical Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Rob Riccardo: Right on Time

Hat Tip Many thanks to Michele at My Inspired Life for introducing me to this music in her post Pursue your Passions. Hear More Rob Riccardo website See More CHU TEH-CHUN at Christie’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Sotheby’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Bonham’s Read More CHU TEH-CHUN at wikiwand 10 things to know about poet painter Chu…

Optimism: Happy New Year 2023!

“The paintings of Chu Teh-Chun dated between 2004 and 2006 present images that convey more to the viewer than the artist’s personal preferences or the pursuit of a more dynamic style. Rather, Chu examines each work in the hopes of further developing their uniqueness individually. Through the utmost strikingly abstract landscapes, the viewer is able…

Hauser: Vocalise (Rachmaninoff)

Hat Tip Many thanks to L’Art en Tête for introducing me to this artist in the post This week : Kazuo Shiraga. Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Mozart: Klavierkonzert C-Dur KV 467

Hat Tip Thanks to Claudio Capriolo for introducing me to this video in his post K 467. See More Ceviga Frahm at Artsy Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Wassily Kandinsky: Improvisation on Mahogany (1910)

“Kandinsky’s first major breakthrough was his discovery that color, when disassociated from representational concerns, could become the principal subject of a painting. Taking his cue from musical composition, Kandinsky determined that every color corresponded with a particular emotion or “sound.” “Color becomes increasingly crucial. [… They] transport the subject to the sphere of dream and legend….

Balalaika: Art and Music

Who Is Thorvald Hellesen? Thorvald Hellesen (25 December 1888 – 22 October 1937) was a Norwegian abstract artist, designer and painter. His art was associated with the Orphic Cubism movement. Around 1920, Hellesen…was one of few Norwegian artists to be inspired by cubism, but the painting also evinces a keen awareness of the other nascent…

František Kupka: One Vision (1946)

František Kupka, One Vision, ( Une Vision )1946, Oil on canvas, 27 1/8 x 26 3/4 inches (69 x 68 cm), Credit line:  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Bequest, Andrée Martinel, 1993,    Click For Enlarged Detail Best viewed At Sunnyside Details Artist:  František Kupka, b. 1871, Opočno, Austria-Hungary; d. 1957, Puteaux, France Title:…

Augusto Giacometti: Poppy on Gray Background, (1932)

Pioneer of Abstraction Augusto Giacometti (1877 –1947) was a Swiss artist from Stampa, Graubünden, known predominantly as a painter in the Art Nouveau and Symbolism movements, as well as  for his work in stained glass. He was a proponent of murals and a designer of popular posters. He is cousin of Giovanni Giacometti –  father…