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Arts Everyday Living: A Tropical Interlude with Hawaii’s Van Gogh

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 […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Leonardo da Vinci in Milan–A Tour of the City’s Museum

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; […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Goya---A Love Affair with Women

Arts Everyday Living: Goya—A Love Affair with Women

  “Women pervade Goya’s work.  He was fascinated, obsessed with them and recorded all their aspects, actual and mythic, typified and individual…”* Robert Hughes     *Quote about Goya (1746-1828) by Robert Hughes found in his May 27, 2002 Time article, “Art: Goya’s Women.” The above image is used solely for educational purposes. To explore […]

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