Happy Monday everyone... may you all have a peaceful week!
So, I did not not think that I was going to have anything today, but I did a little brief skimming on the artist and what do you know - a poem came to mind. I don't claim to be much of a poet and have been told that my poems could be in Where The Sidewalk Ends because I have this tendency to rhyme, but I hope that you will enjoy anyway! Happy Monday! :o)
Unlike "Girl In My Own World" I did not research but just went to the silly side....thanks Tess for this splendid image- I know others will do far more justice to it! Cheers and have a good week!
Thanks Tess, a welcomed Monday right on the dot!
If you happen to be interested in Thomas Hart Benton, Ken Burns did an excellent documentary on him. It's well worth the watch.
People are the same the world over; in spite of that, I am speaking entirely for myself.
Hope you are all enjoying your summer!Tess, Martha's Vineyard is a day trip away for me, yet I have never been. Someday.
I am very fond of his work Tessa. Thank you for this prompt. Funny appreciate him now in my dotage and have for some time. However, when young I could not see the beauty in his work. I could not stand it then.
A timely post and painting as I was reading and commenting in other worlds this morning.... Had me drawing from the past, the the moment.
This is strange for me Tess so as my entry today. Though quiet tough, i still managed to come up one. Thanks and forgive my insanity this week.(0.o)Happy magpie to all!~Kelvin
Tried a new form with this one-Nonet. I'm pretty pleased. I'm liking the art education I'm getting these past weeks as well!
I had to continue with my short story the Golden Eye. Kristen Haskell
Who'd have guessed this morphed into sort of Waiting for Guffman in the art world? I guess my mind really is twisted.
Thanks for another intriguing image, I never know what I'm going to write:) Thanks so much tess!
time for summer fun.
Yes, this was intriguing! Thanks, Tess! xxxj
An intriguing piece.... thanks for the opportunity. Hope all are having a wonderful week.
This painting sent me to unexpected places.
I love this!
I have been struggling to get away from a human mass of entanglement. I just transported my feelings to the sea.Thanks for the opportunity to vent.
Ooooh, more paintings subjects!! Excellent. Must be part of this. Thanks Tess!
Thanks for the image - an uncomfortable one, certainly.
Beautiful inspiration..spent some time there..never forget!!
One of my favorite paintings ... he was truly amazing.
Honestly, the painting didn't inspire me, so I looked into finding out about it a little. As soon as I learned that the painting's subjects are in Martha's Vineyard...well, THAT inspired me. Once again, thank you for getting the wheels turning, Tess.- Dina
not an easy image to work with this week - i found it to be very unsettling. my poem isn't very good.happy week all! ♥ dani
Love this - what a vibrant painting!Anna :o]
OK, here's something very freaky. I had never heard of this artist (or retained the information anyway). Today I was reading a mystery by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child & they mention him in the book. And just now I was working a word puzzle & the answer was Thomas Hart Benton. Obviously I'm meant to pay more attention to this guy!
Mine's in. Strange picture!
so many ways to interpret this work of art, great for making a magpie.
Very creative magpies this week..how to keep up? My sealegs turned to rubber trying to keep up!
lovely poem Tesswonderful artist
..had an urge to write about red!
I looked the photo up and wrote about Summer.
The image couldn't have been any more apt for what I wanted to write today... thanks for this one, Tess!
Very Very late..but glad I got there! http://fiducia-rivera.blogspot.com/2011/07/enduring-life-ahead-3ww-osi-haiku-treat.html
Just a wonderful prompt and of course I love your take on it. I am back and missed the last two challenges. :(
It has been a chaotic week...hope I get this posted before the deadline!
Tess this one was fun... Thanks for your prompt! You're great!!!
it seems that I am very late these days. But it's up nevertheless.