13 April 2017

K is for...

For my 2017 challenge, I was not sure quite what I wanted to blog about. Numerous ideas were coming to mind but each seemed to require even more energy and strength. So I've decided to focus on an acronym for ART:
A - Artists (musicians, painters, photographers, writers, etc.)
- Reading (books, poems, etc.)
T - Theater (movies, musicals, plays, etc.)

So let's begin...

A - Lev Lvovich KAMENEV
Russian landscape artist Lev Lvovich Kamenev is unfortunately under appreciated and criticized for a 'sameness'. Funny enough, what I enjoy most about his work is the way his focal source of light draws the eye away from the mundane and 'sameness' whether it is a brook of water where the reflection of light in the water speaks of hope or a light in the window of a snow-covered cottage promising warmth and belonging...
Haying
Winter Landscape
R - John Keats
Who doesn't love to read a poem or quote by John Keats?

T - The King of Kings (1961)
This Biblical epic film may not the most popular but has a gorgeous soundtrack by Miklós Rózsa that was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and was the first major studio film to actually show Jesus' face. Another fun fact is that Orson Welles did the uncredited narration.