June 15~ Pride Month

Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde

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MacBryde moved to Glasgow to study at the School of Art from 1932–1937 and met Colquhoun, who won a scholarship to study there in 1933, a year later. From that point onwards they became inseparable. ~artuk.org/
The Painters Colquhoun & McBryde (The Two Roberts) by Ian Fleming
1937-1938 / Oil on canvas / The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections, Scotland, UK

Woman with a Goat by Robert Colquhoun
ND / Oil on canvas / Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still Life, Vegetables by Robert MacBryde (1913–1966)
ND / Oil on canvas / Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums, Scotland, UK

Women’s History Month in Visual Arts~ March 18

Theatrical Composition by Alexandra Ekster

c.1925 / Oil on canvas / 58 5/8”x42 7/8” / MoMA, NYC

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See also: March 18~ Women’s History Month in visual arts
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/03/18/march-18-womens-history-month-in-visual-arts/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 27

The Artist Getting It All Down by Valerie Maynard

Date? / Woodcut on rice paper / 12”x9” / Various, private collections

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See also: February 27~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/27/february-27-african-american-visual-artists/

December 22, 2019~ Hanukkah begins at sundown

Shabbat Meeting(?) by Natan Isaevich Al’tman (Nathan Altman)
Altman was born in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, on this day in 1889

c.1910 / Oil on canvas / 31”x23 1/4” / Private collection?

[I did a lot of research on the internet but could not find very complete information; for example, the painting’s name varies depending on which site you find it. Should anyone seeing this post happen to know more about this artwork, please let me know in the comments below. Thank you.]

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Previous December 22 posts:

December 22~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/22~

December 16, 1913~ Charlie Chaplin begins his film career

Charlot Cubiste by Fernand Léger

1924 / Painted wooden elements, nailed on plywood / 29”x13”x2 2/5”
Pompidou Centre, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris

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Link~ Le Ballet Mécanique: The Historic Cinematic Collaboration Between Fernand Legér and George Antheil
What is Charlie Chaplin Doing in Ballet Mechanique?~ https://www.flickeralley.com/chaplin-in-ballet-mechanique/

Previous December 16 posts:

December 16~ Animals in Art

Edward Ruscha: Born December 16, 1937

How Kandinsky helped create abstract art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/16~

November 30, 1953~ French artist Francis Picabia dies

Machine Tournez Vite (Machine Turn Quickly) by Francis Picabia

1916-1918 / Brush and ink with watercolor and shell gold over a 19th-century French lithographic illustration; laid down on canvas / 19 1/2”x12 7/8” / National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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Previous November 30 posts:

November 30~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/30~

November 6, 1917~ Bolsheviks launch October Revolution [Oct. 24, Old Style]

Architectonic Painting by Lyubov Popova

1917 / Oil on canvas / 29 13/16”x21” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

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Previous November 6 posts:

November 6~ Artists at their Easels

Alois Senefelder: Born November 6, 1771

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/6~