Arts Everyday Living: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute---Impressionists in the Berkshires

Arts Everyday Living: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute—Impressionists in the Berkshires

  THE STERLING AND FRANCINE CLARK ART INSTITUTE Williamstown, Massachusetts   FAST FACTS Excellent collection based on the personal holdings of arts couple Sterling Clark (1877-1956) and his wife Francine (1876-1960); opened in 1955 in college town of Williamstown, Massachusetts in Berkshires; on 140 acres and recent addition of Stone Hill Center has superb view […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Musee Toulouse-Lautrec---A Museum of His Own

Arts Everyday Living: Musee Toulouse-Lautrec—A Museum of His Own

  HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC MUSEUM ALBI, FRANCE     FAST FACTS Largest collection of Toulouse-Lautrec works of art anywhere!  Over 1000 paintings, drawings, lithographs and other media from all periods of his career including the night life of the Moulin Rouge. Artilleryman Saddling His Horse above is just one of several examples of Lautrec’s paintings done […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek---A Museum Treasure in Copenhagen

Arts Everyday Living: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek—A Museum Treasure in Copenhagen

Click on the painting to enhance it. NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK Copenhagen, Denmark    FAST FACTS Museum opened in 1897 in Copenhagen, based on collection of brewing magnate Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914); initial building constructed in the late nineteenth century is opulent in style; later additions in the twentieth century. Three major areas of art: Ancient Greek […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Highlights of the PRADO

Arts Everyday Living: Highlights of the PRADO

Click on the painting to enlarge it. WELCOME TO THE PRADO Madrid, Spain   FAST FACTS Museo Nacional del Prado (the Prado) is one of the world’s most famous museums; extensive collection based on the Spanish Royal Collection, with unsurpassed offerings of Velazquez and Goya; opened to the public in 1819 under Ferdinand VII. Velazquez’s […]

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