Saturday in the Museum with John

Image: John Sloan, Renganeschi’s Saturday Night (1912). © 2018 Delaware Art Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York We like to post about art on Saturdays, usually a piece that has some connection to food to match the overall theme of our site.  For today’s post, falling on such a solemn date, we want to pay […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Robin

Image: Robin Gowen, The Massing Hills II (2015). To cap off our week of celebrating Santa Barbara wine country – including our visitor’s guide for wine lovers and the not short history of the wine region – we thought it appropriate to highlight an artist with roots in the area for our Saturday art post. […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Ragheb

Image: Ragheb Ayad, A Cafe in Aswan (1933). This Saturday we travel to Eqypt for our weekly art post.  Coming across a review of a recent book on Egyptian coffee house culture, put us on a search for something to post that captured some of that culture.  The pleasant serendipity of these art posts is […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Frederic

Image: Frederic Edwin Church, The Meteor of 1860 (1862). This time of year food is often associated with the night sky.  Around camp fires or backyard grills we take advantage of the warm nights to cook and eat outside.  Looking up to see the stars emerge makes that hot dog or s’more all the more […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Florian

Image: Florian Baucke, Taking Down the Honey, (c. 1749-1767). We are back from our summer pause and picking up our weekend posts about art, often with themes that intersect with food.  Our vacation took us out west, where the history of Spanish colonies and the accompanying missions define the names along the coast of California.  […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Tokitarō – Gone Fishin’

Image: Hokusai, Fisherman (19th Century). Ink and color on silk. Last weekend for our art posting we focused on the famous Japanese artist Hokusai (whose name at birth was Tokitarō), who is the subject of an exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art at the Smithsonian. This week we dip back into that exhibit for […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Tokitarō

Image: Katsushika Hokusai, Clam Gatherers on the Shore. Ink on color silk. Undated. One of the things we missed most for the last year was art museums. One of the impacts of the pandemic for museums was planned exhibits that did not happen.  Now one of those exhibits is is getting a delayed opening at […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Pierre-Victor

Image:  The Bar at Maxim’s by Pierre-Victor Galland (c. 1890). The Tour de France is in full swing.  Bastille Day is coming up this week.  For this week’s art post, something French seemed in order.  We discovered this painting poking around the internet, but there is little about it and only a little more about […]

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