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Colour and Fantasy

It’s a cold horrible grey day here in Toronto. Thanks Fall, we literally couldn’t wait for your arrival.

To cheer my grumpy ass up I started researching beautiful art, which I do all the time anyway, and found yet another French artist from the 1920’s; … 105 more words

Art & Design

Paris - Musée Zadkine

The museum of the sculpture artist Ossip Zadkine is the kind of place that you couldn’t find by accident. Tucked behind buildings, the museum was actually his home after moving from Russia to Paris. 157 more words

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern

A few days ago I finally got the opportunity to fit in a visit to Tate Modern to see the highly praised Matisse: Cut-Outs exhibition. As I write this the exhibition in London will currently be letting the last of the summer visitors in for its last day in the UK before it all gets packed up and shipped over to New York to go on display in the MoMA until early 2015. 986 more words


A Public Home for Private Art: The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Impossible to miss with its huge, opulent, red-brick façade (and tongue-twister of a name), the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is one of the major art galleries in Copenhagen.  1,018 more words


The Dogs of Oudry

One of the beauties that come with frequent visits to the art museum is the ability to symbolically reflect on one’s own changing interest and moods. 923 more words

Down at the Alameda

Down at the alameda
We shook hands, 

Told stories,
Then laughed some more,
Until we forgot.


It was the place
Where life happened unconditionally, … 60 more words