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Richard Bergh, After the Sitting, 1884, oil on canvas, Malmo Art Museum, Malmo, Sweden

Arts Everyday Living: Preview of Valentine’s Day—Art, Music, and Love

PREVIEW OF VANLENTINE’S DAY ART, MUSIC, AND LOVE If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Was Richard Bergh (1858-1919), a popular Swedish artist in his day, thinking of William Shakespeare’s immortal words in his work After the Sitting? Romance is also the theme of what is considered Bergh’s most popular painting, Nordic […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Happy Valentine’s Day 2016—Love in the Studio

Please click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.     HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY 2016 LOVE IN THE STUDIO   Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh   ___________________ Although Victorian era master Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) never married himself, his The Painter’s Honeymoon embodies the essence of young love–a combination of passion and affection. Particularly […]

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