Born January 12~ Evelyn Ackerman

Evelyn Ackerman (January 12, 1924-November 28, 2012)
was a California Midcentury Modern artist and designer.

Obituary, American Craft Council:
https://www.craftcouncil.org/post/remembering-evelyn-ackerman

Cat and Bird in Tree by Evelyn Ackerman
1963 / Hand-woven wool with dyes / 23 1/4″x44″ / Private collection

Evelyn Ackerman on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/evelyn-ackerman/2

Further reading:
https://www.ackermanmodern.com/studio/wall-hangings/
https://www.ackermanmodern.com/our-story/
https://www.midcenturyhome.com/the-ackermans-love-for-design/

National Poetry Month~ April 2

Virgil inspired by the muses Clio and Melpomene

Beginning of 3c A.D. / Marble mosaic / Bardo National Museum, Tunis, Tunisia

Virgil~ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/virgil

 


The Poet Ovidiu at Tomis
by Ion Theodorescu Sion

1916 / Oil on plywood / 14 3/5″x17″ / Private collection

Ovid~ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/ovid

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 28

Cypress Trees by Arthello Beck, Jr.

2005 / Mosaic floor medallion / 20-foot diameter / Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX

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See also: February 28~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/28/february-28-african-american-visual-artists/