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Arts Everyday Living: A Russian Impressionist’s Garden—Jewel of the Black Sea Coast

A RUSSIAN IMPRESSIONIST’S GARDEN JEWEL OF THE BLACK SEA COAST   A garden isn’t meant to be useful.  It’s a joy. Margaret Rumer Godden By the time Russian artist Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939) visited Paris in 1885 for the first time, Impressionism was already becoming an international movement. He quickly adopted the then radical style which […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Self-Portrait of a Young Wife–A Memory of Russia Long Ago

Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them.        BEFORE THE SELFIE A GALLERY OF SELF PORTRAITS THIS WEEK, PART III   Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) was destined to be an artist, for creativity dominated her Russian family’s DNA, producing her sculptor father,  architect grandfather and brother, two painter uncles, as well as […]

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