Large Blue Horses by Franz Marc

One of my favorite pieces of art


 Edited with links to other bloggers posting one of their favorite pieces of art:


  1. I love it!

  2. The colors are amazing!

  3. This is a beautiful piece, even through a screen I feel like I’m in the scene with them. Are you lucky enough to see it hanging somewhere?

  4. Rabia, I just found out what you girls were doing with art this Friday and had to check out the art. You have chosen one of my favorite artists, Franz Marc. As a matter of fact, I give mention of the Der Blaue Reiter Group to which he was a part, in my novel coming out in June. Crazy coincidence.

    • How cool! I actually know very little about him beyond the fact I love this painting! All sorts of funny coincidences turn up when people start posting on the same theme. :D

      • I may find some time this weekend and put something up on this theme even though I posted on Friday. You’re right about coincidences–love it when it happens.

  5. Tami Clayton says:

    Simply stunning. Gorgeous choice, Rabia!

  6. FRANZ MARC!! That’s his name! OMG thank you… I’ve been trying to find his stuff for ages but couldn’t remember his name!

    I’m a big surrealist fan, but mostly Dali’s more impressive pieces. The Metamorphosis of Narcissus was my fave for a long time. There’s also a Magritte piece that reverse3s a mermaid, but it’s a dolphin head and human body. Also love Munch’s The Scream.

    • You’re welcome. :)

      I do art appreciation with my kids, but we’re still in the Renaissance period, currently admiring Raphael’s work. It’ll take us a while to get to Dali!

  7. What a lovely splash of color! It’s always a pleasure to see what you’re going to deliver to my Inbox next, and today’s offering didn’t disappoint. :)
    Such a great idea!

    • I’d love to see one of your favorite art works, Kirsten. Feel free to join in and post a link back to you in these comments.

      Also, I’m glad that you look forward to my posts in your Inbox. I can ask for no greater compliment!

  8. That is an intriguing pciture. {SMILE}

    Anne Elizabeth Baldwin

  9. That is beautiful!

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