Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. WELCOME TO THE GENIUS OF SPANISH ART STARTING TOMORROW The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
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THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES EDMONIA LEWIS AND THE DEATH OF CLEOPATRA Sometime in the early 20th century African-American sculptor Edmonia Lewis vanished, possibly in Rome where she had resided for decades. Born in upstate New York about 1844 of Black and Native American heritage, she overcame the obstacles of her race […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. MARY & LYDIA CASSATT THROUGH A SISTER’S EYES To celebrate Women’s History Month this week, I decided to focus on some subjects by female artists that may not be as familiar, For instance, have you heard of Lydia Cassatt? The older sibling […]
PLEASE CLICK on the paintings to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RENOIR TOP MUSEUM COLLECTIONS OF HIS WORKS OF ART __________ Happy Birthday for the 174th time to Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir! He was born this day on February 25, 1841 in Limoges, France and, by his death at 78 on December 3, 1919, the […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. HAWAII’S VAN GOGH ARMAN MANOOKIAN Although technically located in the Northern Hemisphere (where winter mainly reigns right now), it’s always summer in the Hawaiian Islands. Armenian-American artist Arman Manookian (1904-1931) is often referred to as Hawaii’s Van Gogh, after taking his life […]
BE CERTAIN to click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. AN ARTIST’S PALATE: THE ART OF FOOD, PART III Just a few more offerings remain on the menu including a picnic, a loaf of bread, a champagne lunch, afternoon tea, and a market fruit stand. Seating themselves on the greensward, they eat while […]
Please click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. RENOIR, A WOMAN & A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM Last Friday, I spent the entire day at the Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia, surrounded by some 181 incredible Renoirs, mainly of the artist’s favorite themes or as the French […]
Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. RENOIR, A WOMAN AND A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS COMING MONDAY The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. DECIPHERING VERMEER: HIS ELUSIVE WOMEN, PART I MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM Imagine a woman with the mystery of a Da Vinci and the grace of a Botticelli? Or the flirtatiousness of a Fragonard as well as the charm? Could you be dreaming of a […]
Click on the paintings to enlarge or enhance them. BIBLIOTECA & PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA A combination of library and gallery located in historic city of Milan, where Leonardo spent more than 20 years of his career. Founded by Cardinal Federico Borromeo in 1609 to house his own extensive collection of manuscripts and art works; […]