- Producer29/03/2017The Write StuffI learn about the art of writing here on beBee. The platform has a superbly skilled and diverse group of writers, bloggers and honey-makers. Each with a unique style, each with a unique voice.Good writing is in the eye of the beholder. With my...
Comments30/03/2017 #34 Sara JacoboviciBeing long winded, I couldn't fit everything I wanted to say in this box @Gert 🐝 Scholtz. So I wrote this https://www.bebee.com/producer/@sara-jacobovici/when-there-isn-t-enough-space-in-the-comment-box. Thanks for a great post Gert.30/03/2017 #32 Jim MurrayWow. I'm humbled. When you put it all into a single posts as skillfully and sincerely as you have, it really lets you know how many good writers have been attracted to this site, and how different they are all from each other. Thanks for doing this. I will share this far and wide. Great work Gert. PS, you should share it everywhere too. We all should. @Gert 🐝 Scholtz30/03/2017 #26 Aleta Curry@Gert 🐝 Scholtz, it has already been pointed out that you richly deserve to be on this list yourself, and most of the honorees have already expressed my feelings better than I could myself, so I can only add my humble thanks to the generous chorus.
Thank you for including me in such excellent company!30/03/2017 #22 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.a bee that deserves a beBee award: meet Gert Scholtz!30/03/2017 #21 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.OMG @Gert 🐝 Scholtz it is time that @Javier 🐝 beBee creates beBee awards for bees honoring other bees. You certainly deserve one. So kind of you to put other bees in the spotlights. Proud of you.30/03/2017 #20 Lisa 🐝 GallagherWow @Gert 🐝 Scholtz, as others mentioned, I am very humbled! I love the diversity above, thanks for mentioning me! By the way you are one of my favorite writers even if I miss some of your buzzes, it's because of my hours. @Javier 🐝 beBee I WISH I could speak Spanish and/or write in Spanish too, you do wonderful! I admire people who are able to write in a language that isn't their native language!
- 26/02/2017WOW, Great info here on Joaquín Sorolla:
Joaquín Sorolla received the Grand Prix and a Medal of Honour for 'Sad Inheritance' (Triste herencia) at the National Exhibition in Paris in 1900. The following year, Sorolla received another Medal of Honour at the 1901 National Exhibition in Madrid for the same painting.
In 1906, Sorolla put on an exhibition at the Georges Petit Galleries in Paris which included over 500 pieces of his artwork. This exhibition contained many of Sorolla's early paintings as well as his more recent impressionist landscapes that tended to focus on people wandering across sunny beaches. The Impressionist aspect can be seen in the way Joaquín Sorolla portrayed the sunlight falling on the subjects of the paintings.
Spanish Art - Joaquín Sorolla
Sorolla continued to produce many paintings extremely quickly and held many more of these large scale exhibitions in London and Germany. While on his trip to England, Sorolla met Archer Milton Huntington who later invited Sorolla to be a member of the Hispanic Society of America. In 1909, Sorolla did another large exhibition at the Hispanic Society of America, displaying 356 paintings. During that exhibition, Joaquín Sorolla managed to sell 195 of those paintings.
With regards to commissions, Sorolla's biggest commission came in 1911 when he was asked to paint a series of paintings depicting everyday life in Spain, which were to hang in the Hispanic Society of America. Sorolla, however, decided to adapt this commission so that each painting represented the different regions of Spain. These paintings took up most of Joaquín Sorolla's time and when they were finally completed in 1919, Sorolla was exhausted. He became ill, suffering a stroke in 1920, and died three years later in 1923.
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Comments26/02/2017 #3 @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez LopezIn the documentary of secrets of Sorolla (can be subtitled) are restored sketches that the Hispanic one has brought to Valencia. https://www.bebee.com/producer/@julio-angel-lopez-lopez/sorolla-el-pintor-espanol-english
Thanks @Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador View moreIn the documentary of secrets of Sorolla (can be subtitled) are restored sketches that the Hispanic one has brought to Valencia. https://www.bebee.com/producer/@julio-angel-lopez-lopez/sorolla-el-pintor-espanol-english
Thanks @Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador For sharing the information, Sorolla deserves it. Close
- 25/01/2017Las mejores microfotografías del año nos muestran la increíble belleza de lo que no podemos ver http://es.gizmodo.com/las-mejores-microfotografias-del-ano-nos-muestran-la-in-1787983320
- 22/01/2017GREAT NEWS FOR ARTISTS IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA!Savannah, GA - Official Website - Cultural Arts Centerwww.savannahga.gov
Comments22/01/2017 #1 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand AmbassadorThe City has the funding plan in place, and has recently completed the the design phase of a plan to build a new center for the arts in Savannah. This facility will replace the inadequate leased space that houses our Cultural Affairs Department at Whitaker and Henry streets. It will include state-of-the-art classroom, studio, gallery and performance space.
On Sept. 9, 2015, the Historic District Board of Review gave final design approval for the new center (see images above and below), to be built on a long-vacant lot at at Oglethorpe Avenue and Montgomery Street -- a key gateway into Savannah with wonderful proximity to Savannah's other major art facilities, such as the Jepson Center for the Arts, the SCAD Museum of Art, and the Johnny Mercer Theater at the Savannah Civic Center. The development will also partially restore Elbert Square, one of Savannah's "lost" squares on Montgomery Street.
This will be a place where working artists can interact and share with each other, and where students of all ages -- from young children to retired seniors -- can engage in the visual and performance arts. It will not be just a place where local people can see good art, hear good music and enjoy good performances. It will be a place where they can be engaged in creating art too. (read all that the Department of Cultural Affairs currently offers at www.savannahga.gov/arts).
- 15/01/2017Hello Bee's , you are invited here to come see this great museum in Savannah: The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees in distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors.
For more information, visit scad.edu.
Comments15/01/2017 #4 Don 🐝 Kerr@Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador Savannah is such a lovely town. Some of my most favourite photos are those of the incredible wrought iron work that adorns so many of the buildings. For that matter, when I was a child, my father imported wrought iron window treatments and railings for our family home in Hespeler, Ontario, Canada where they still grace the house.15/01/2017 #1 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand AmbassadorThanks @Devesh 🐝 Bhatt, you live in a great country, been there after business trips from Dubai, and Dr Subhash Chandra Show has shared cool information. I heard that French DJ David Guetta will take the stage in Mumbai today on Sunday. Best regards, Bill Stankiewicz, www.savannahsupplychain.com
- Producer08/01/2017TAFA news 2017, Bill Stankiewicz & Fiber Artists WorksAnnie-Helmericks-Louder-Geishas-and-Cupcakes-detail in the above picture The current trend for online sellers is to join smaller marketplaces that share a common theme. While most artists started out on Etsy, larger markets that are not curated...