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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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Arts Everyday Living: In Monet’s Footsteps–Sorolla, Spain’s Foremost Impressionist

It’s JOAQUIN SOROLLA DAY.  I’m reposting this blog.     IN MONET’S FOOTSTEPS SOROLLA—SPAIN’S FOREMOST IMPRESSIONIST   I hate darkness.  Claude Monet once said that painting in general did not have enough light in it.  I agree with him.  We painters, however,  can never reproduce sunlight as it really is. I can only approach the […]

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