Joaquim Mir: SÓLLER, MALLORCA (c.1901)

  Drawn to the Tramontana mountains’ most inaccessible and least frequented landscapes, Mir explored the drama of the peaks and canyons between Puerto de Sóller and Pollença. The ensuing canvases that he completed of this isolated region reflect an expressive abandon that abstracts the beauty of the landscape, capturing the wild terrain through an explosive range of…

Hermenegildo Anglada-Camarasa: La Gata Rosa (c.1908)

La Gata Rosa corresponds to this period of large-scale works, having being painted in the usual size for large exhibitions and salons of the time. Here the painter shows us one of his favourite themes in this second Parisian period (1904 – 1914): the female portrait. In this case it is Georgette Leroy, wife of…

Pools – A Poem by Joe Barca — Vita Brevis

Pools Submitted by Joe Barca   I am but water. The puddle of last night’s shower. I live for an hour or two. Until the sunshine absorbs me. I am the ocean for children in Wellington boots. For earthworms. And for the descent of errant swallows. I am pavement’s liquid memory. I……… Continue via Pools…

Santiago Rusiñol: Sitges Interior (c1894)

Sitges Interior, Santiago Rusiñol, c1894 Click for enlarged image:   Details Title: Sitges Interior Creator: Santiago Rusiñol Date Created: Around 1894 External Link: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya Medium: Oil on canvas   Image credit: Google Arts and Culture

Santiago Rusiñol: Poblet Monastery

Click for enlarged image:   Poblet Monastery   – Santiago Rusiñol i Prats Catalan, 1861-1931 Oil on canvas, 80 x 64cm. Original image Via huariqueje

Santiago Rusiñol: A Romance (1894)

Details Title: A Romance Creator: Santiago Rusiñol Date Created: Paris, 1894 Location Created: Paris External Link: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya Medium: Oil on canvas   Click for enlarged image:   Image from Google Arts and Culture