Friday, February 27, 2015

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words Game Play

Since the challenge was so large with the categories and pictures, I started this game play post to track my books read.

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words  link
Duration: Mar 01, 2015 - Dec 11, 2015
Completed: 25/25

1. Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus1486, Italy, Tempera on Canvas, Uffizzi Gallery in Florence.
❊ Read  a book with a birth in it If You Were Mine by Bella Andre

2. Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa~1517, Italy, Oil on Poplar, Musee de Louvre in Paris.
❊ Read a book with a two word title that does not include a, an or the Making Chase by Lauren Dane

3. Michaelangelo, The Creation of Adam1512, Italy, Fresco, Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.
❊ Read a book where a male main character has a first name starting with the letter A  August Fletcher Turn and Burn by Lorelei James

4. Raphael, The School of Athens1511, Italy, Fresco, Apostolic Palace in Vatican City.
❊ Read  a book whose cover shows at least three people.  Games Girls Play by Deanna Lee


5. Pieter Brugel, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus1590, Belgium, Oil on Canvas, Museum van Buuren in Brussels.
❊ Read a book where a document or work of art is forged Insatiable Appetites by Stuart Woods

6. Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas1656, Spain, Oil on Canvas, Museo del Prado in Madrid.
❊ Read  a book with a predominantly black cover I Belong To You by Lisa Renee Jones



7. Rembrandt, The Night Watch1642, The Netherlands, Oil on Canvas, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
❊ Read a book where a battle is fought In His Keeping by Maya Banks

8. Johannes Vermeer, Girl With a Pearl Earring1663, The Netherlands, Oil on Canvas, Mauritshuis in The Hague.
❊ Read a book with a woman's face clearly visible on the cover Once and Again by Lauren Dane


9. Francisco Goya, The Third of May 18081814, Spain, Oil on Canvas, Museo del Prado in Madrid.
❊ Read a book with a gun on the cover. When You Dare by Lori Foster



10. Edouard Manet, Olympia1863, France, Oil on Canvas, Musee d'Orsay in Paris.
❊ Read a book with a woman of easy virtue This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas

11. James McNeill Whistler, Whistler's Mother1871, US, Oil on Canvas, Musee d'Orsay in Paris.
❊ Read a book with a seated person clearly visible on the cover -Hope Burns by Jaci Burton

12. Paul Cezanne, The Basket of Apples1895, France, Oil on Canvas, Art Institute of Chicago.
❊ Read  a book that can be said to belong to at least two different genres - Erotic Paranormal Mystery 
Their Virgin Secretary by Shayla Black and Lexi Blake

13. Claude Monet, Water Lilies~1920, France, Oil on Canvas, several museums around the world.
❊ Read at least two books from the same series 
Always On My Mind by Bella Andre
Let Me Be the One by Bella Andre

14. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette1876, France, Oil on Canvas, Musee d'Orsay.
❊ Read a book with a word in a foreign language in the title The Christmas Bouquet Sherryl Woods 5/8/15

15. Vincent Van Gogh, Starry Night1889, The Netherlands, Oil on Canvas, Museum of Modern Art.
❊ Read a book with a character who has a mental illness This Man Confessed by Jodi Ellen Malpas

16. Georges Seurat, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte1884, France, Oil on Canvas, Art Institute of Chicago.
❊ Read  a book set during summer months. Freefall by JoAnn Ross

17. Gustav Klimt, The Kiss1909, Austria, Oil and Gold Leaf on Canvas, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere in Vienna.
❊ Read  a book marked Romance on its GR main page Come A Little Bit Closer by Bella Andre

18. Edvard Munch, The Scream1893, Norway, Oil, Tempera, Pastel and Crayon on Cardboard, National Gallery in Oslo.
❊ Read a book with a predominantly orange cover Black Magic Woman by Christine Warren     


19. Vasily Kandinsky, Composition 81923, Russia, Oil on Canvas, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
❊ Read a book with a Russian character Wolf at the Door by Christine Warren

20. Henri Matisse, Dance1910, France, Oil on Canvas, The Hermitage on St. Petersburg.
❊ Read  a book where a character gets free (of some kind of bondage). Beneath This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas

21. Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Dora Maar1937, Spain, Oil on Canvas, Tate Gallery in London.
❊ Read a book where a main character is a muse to someone Sweet Surrender by Deanna Lee

22. Grant Wood, American Gothic1930, US, Oil on Beaverboard, Art Institute of Chicago.
❊ Read a book that is set in Iowa Out of the Past Dana Roquet 12/11/15 

23. Rene Magritte, The Son of Man1964, Belgium, Oil on Canvas, Private Collection.
❊ Read a book with a hat on the cover Shoulda Been a Cowboy by Lorelei James



24. Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory1931, Spain, Oil on Canvas, Museum of Modern Art in New York.
❊ Read  a book that deals with memories (the narrator could be an old person reflecting on their youth) -Cowboy Take Me Away by Lorelei James

25. Jackson Pollock, No. 5, 19481948, US, Oil on Fibreboard, Private Collection.
❊ Read  a book by an author whose spouse is also an author spouse Jack Wilder  and a book whose title starts with a letter in "ABSTRACT" (ignore A, An and The).  Alpha by Jasinda Wilder

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