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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Gustav Klimt–An Unknown Baby, Crazy Quilt Cradle

Austrian artistic superstar Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is best known for his “golden” portraits of clients like Adele Bloch-Bauer and the erotic The Kiss. However, one of his last works is of a baby atop what seems like a quilted mountain of multi-colored patterns and textures.  Can you see the face that seems to emerge near the […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Child—The Artist’s Daughter & Three Sisters in Red

  Russian artist Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927) considered daughter Irina his star model, painting her from infancy.  Here she poses on the porch of a Swiss clinic where her father was recovering from a serious illness. Kustodiev skillfully balances the petite figure of Irina, with the massive mountain range extending behind her. Belgian Leon Frederic (1856-1940) […]

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