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Arts Everyday Living: Goya and the Actress—Two Portraits, One Stolen

Spanish master Francisco Goya (1746-1828) is considered one of Spain’s greatest artists. He was a prolific portraitist with the ability to communicate the character as well as the spirit of the sitter. His portrayals of women are particularly memorable including these two interpretations of actress Antonia Zarate.  Done about five years apart, they reflect the […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Escaping Social Distancing– Art of Valentine’s Day—In Love With Love

      THE ART OF VALENTINE’S DAY—IN LOVE WITH LOVE! Ah l’amour!!!  Here’s a special holiday Art Circle to celebrate the joy, the passion, and endurance of love, both visually and in writing.  The featured artists constitute an international cast: Austrian Gustav Klimt (1862-1918); Frenchmen Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Carolus-Duran (1837-1917) and Rene-Xavier […]

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