The Artist’s Cottage In South Africa’s Western Cape

Have a look at The Artist's Cottage in Prince Albert, South Africa. This little vintage gem is a vacation rental situated within easy reach of restaurants, a theatre and the town center. The charming white stucco exterior with bright blue accents gives way to a quirky, but cozy interior. The small living room is livened... Continue Reading →

Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa Is for Sale

Great artists have to live somewhere. For famed Rennaisance painter Michelangelo, it was this bucolic farmhouse in rural Tuscany. Best known for his paintings in the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 – 1564) purchased this property in the year 1549. After his death, the home remained in his family until 1867. The... Continue Reading →

Folk Artist Maud Lewis’s House in Nova Scotia

The story of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1903 - 1970) is a poignant one. She lived most of her life in abject poverty in a tiny cottage in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia. She made do with what little she had and nourished her painting talent by turning her house into a canvas, covering nearly every... Continue Reading →

Canadian Painter Alex Colville’s Waterfront Cabin

One of House Crazy Sarah's all-time favorite artists is Canadian painter Alex Colville. This rustic, two-story cabin was designed and built by the painter in 1964 Alex Colville 1920 - 2013 Colville's paintings were often dark and ominous... Foreboding... with natural forces menacing the quiet human figures... Lonely and austere. So it makes sense that... Continue Reading →

Georgia O’Keeffe’s New Mexico Home & Studio

The artist Georgia O'Keefe is an old favorite of House Crazy Sarah's. Her large, vibrant paintings depicting the beauty in natural things, made her the darling of the mid-century American art world. Her former home and studio in Abiquiú, New Mexico is now a historic house museum. She lived in this home from 1943 until... Continue Reading →

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