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Arts Everyday Living: Happy Birthday Leonardo! The Spirit of Mona Lisa, from Vermeer to Klimt

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARDO–THE SPIRIT OF MONA LISA, FROM VERMEER TO KLIMT The anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday’s was Thursday, April 15, 1452.  A true Renaissance man, one of the great geniuses of history: a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and scientist. And creator of  the most famous painting in the world: the Mona […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Klimt & A Fellow Artist–Women of Grace & Delicacy

  Today Austrian icon Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is internationally renowned, especially for works like The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.  His portrayal of Sonja Knips above is an early painting, already demonstrating his ability to recreate the beauty and spirit of the subject. Irish painter Stanhope Forbes (1857-1947) is not as well known; his Contemplation below captures the […]

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