Alphonse (Alfons) Mucha (1860-1939) was a prolific Moravian painter of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries and a key figure in the Art Nouveau movement. His style of painting influenced an entire generation of painters, graphic artists, draughtsmen and designers and in the minds of many, his work epitomizes the Art Nouveau. He himself … Continue reading
Vincent van Gogh. Self-Portrait. 1887. Oil on canvas. Vincent van Gogh Foundation, Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Jacqueline. 1960. Oil on canvas. Picasso (Ticktock Essential Artists)
Tonight is the online Jeopardy tryouts. 8 pm if you live in the central time zone. I registered for it the other day. This will be my 5th time taking the test online. Will I pass? Well, I’m not holding my breath. The first time that I took the Jeopardy audition test it was live. … Continue reading
Have you ever seen that tv show called The Brady Bunch? You haven’t? Then you must be from Mars. Anyway, it’s about a blended family. There’s Mike and Carol (the parents), 6 kids, a housekeeper, a dog and a cat that mysteriously vanishes after the pilot episode. I think that Tiger, the dog, ate it … Continue reading
We got stuck in the middle of that big ass storm. The power went off on Christmas day. It just came back on about 2 hours ago. It frinkin sucked. Most of the roads are clear now. There were trees down all over the place. The governor declared a state of emergency and we got … Continue reading