Tag Archives: Caravaggio

Borghese Gallery

I realized as I was writing that I needed to break up my trek to the Parthenon from the Coliseum and the Forum. After visiting the Pantheon we headed to the Borghese Gallery. Since I was unable to get my … Continue reading

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The Barberini Palace

 I had not intended on visiting the Barberini. It was not even on my radar from my readings. As an admirer of Caravaggio it should have been but I was ignorant of its collection. I had an afternoon to kill … Continue reading

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Can Art Be Taught?

      I was speaking with a friend tonight about art and creativity when she made a comment about talent. What exactly does talent mean? According to Webster’s Dictionary and you have to go to the third definition, talent is: the … Continue reading

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Can bad times really be good for art?

     Can bad times actually be good for art? On the surface one would at first say no. We see artists struggling to find buyers, and galleries are closing in many cities. The arts are the first to be cut … Continue reading

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