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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Court Painter–A Doomed King, Wife & 5 Children

    Flemish master Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) was a prolific court portraitist, best known for his memorable depictions of the British royal family: from the doomed Charles I (who would later be deposed and executed) with his wife Queen Henrietta Maria to the couple’s children including the future monarchs Charles II (in the center […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Creative Routines At Home–the Art of Food–Escape from Social Isolation

An excerpt from Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively, chapter on Creative Routines.   The hours can loom ahead if you find yourself confined….Boredom, restlessness, even despair can result, negatively affecting your overall perspective and self-esteem. Yet, even the most mundane task can be a source of artistry.  Or, as the painter Georgia O’Keeffe once observed, you […]

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