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Arts Everyday Living: A Trio of Women Portraits–From a Theater Goer to Renoir’s Mistress

Throughout the history of art, women have fascinated artists, whether American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), whose The Listener above provides us with a unique view of a theatergoer,   or Austrian painter Marianne Stokes (1855-1927) and her exotic portrayal of a Slovak Girl in Sunday Attire wearing a colorful, intricate costume,   as well as French Impressionist […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh & Impressionist Hassam—the Art of Cathedrals & Churches

    Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) were drawn to architectural structures such as churches.  For example the cathedral above by Hassam in Spain, dates from the Renaissance period, while the French church below by Van Gogh, combines Romanesque and Gothic styles.  How would you compare each […]

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