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Deconstructing Self

  • “Building a City,” by Nicholas Roerich
  • “Self Portrait,” by  Parmigianino
  • “Self-Portrait (1907),” by Richard Gerstl
  • “Fragment of a smiling self-portrait at full length, detail,” by Richard Gerstl

Time to begin. Destiny.

This blog is gonna have my personal advice and opinions on how living and understanding life in my generation should be done (young adults who were born in the early 90′s). 80 more words


Was El Greco Astigmatic?

On the 7th of April 1614, the famous painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance El Greco, née Doménikos Theotokópoulos, died in Toledo, Spain. 762 more words


El Greco and the Painting Process

This last Saturday, the National Gallery of Art, along with SPAIN art & culture organization, held a small symposium on the Renaissance/Mannerist artist Doménikos Theotokópoulos in honor of the 400th anniversary of this death.  584 more words


From El Greco to the Gecko

Last weekend, I ventured to Toledo and Madrid. Toledo is small and rambling; just a little, medieval town selling knives, swords and jewelry in every little shop. 527 more words

art openings and free thursdays at palazzo strozzi

Today,  March 13th, Palazzo Strozzi is hosting its monthly Giovedi al Quadrato, or Thursday at the Square. This event is already a FFF dream: late-night museum hours from 6 p.m. 613 more words