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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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The Banishment of Beauty

An interesting film by Scott Burdick.  

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Healing through Plein Air

Here is an interesting article I ran across on Plein Air Magazine’s site. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/healing-through-plein-air-painting.html Healing Through Plein Air Painting Written by  Bob Bahr Pochade boxes made for the soldiers … and, evidently, some issues of one of the organizer’s favorite … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketches

A couple of sketches from a recent trip to North Georgia and Western North Carolina.                              

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Howard Pyle Documentary

Here is some information on the PBS documentary, Howard Pyle and the Illustrated Story. http://www.howardpyledvd.com/ Draw Attention – 46 minutes that captivate and motivate   With a total run time of 46 minutes, this fast-paced documentary was designed  specifically for … Continue reading

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NC Wyeth Exhibit at the Farnsworth Art Museum.

Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum. April 27, 2013 – December 29, 2013 Wyeth Center The exhibition, based on the holdings of the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is composed of … Continue reading

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Packing advice

Borrowed from Rick Steves. For artists a second bag might be necessary for supplies and palette knives must be checked on airplanes. Another option is to order your supplies before you leave and have them shipped to your destination.   … Continue reading

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Looted Art Part 2

Listen Listen to the programme 23:00 Download the mp3   Part Two BBC legend Charles Wheeler follows the trail of World War II’s looted art – and unwittingly begin a strange odyssey into bad politics, big lies and priceless masterpieces. With … Continue reading

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Looted Art: BBC legend Charles Wheeler follows the trail of World War II’s looted art – and unwittingly begin a strange odyssey into bad politics, big lies and priceless masterpieces.

Looted Art Listen Listen to the programme 23:00 Download mp3   Part One From 1933 to the wars end, Nazi Germany systematically looted millions of works of art from individuals and the nations they went on to conquer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/documentaries/2008/01/080109_looted_art_one.shtml   The largest act of … Continue reading

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A quest to see The Keys “Christ of the Deep”.

An interesting story from the Miami Herald. http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/05/29/v-fullstory/3423273/adiveinto-the-past.html  

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