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The Genius of El Greco: A Vision of Spain

The Genius of El Greco: A Vision of Spain

Note: click on each image to enlarge the individual work of art. Some 400 years ago, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, universally known as El Greco, created a vision, A View of Toledo, that continues to both enthrall and mystify us in late 2011.   It is a work of art unique in its own time, unmatched in emotional […]

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Through an Artist's Eyes:  Matisse in My Backyard

Through an Artist’s Eyes: Matisse in My Backyard

I discovered Matisse in the backyard the other morning—in my hanging planter of geraniums. I’ve been nurturing them since June and now they are blossoming, another cluster of buds opening every day. You may enhance some of the images by clicking on them. They are a brilliant pink, a color the French modern master Henri […]

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