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Lilacs... (26/365)

Scents and memories… so strongly linked at times one could believe therein lies the secret of the time machine. The scent of lilacs evokes memories of my mother, who loved lilac bushes, perhaps because when she was born, a celebratory lilac bush was planted outside her grandmother’s house. 139 more words



Mothers, seen with or without their children, have been a favored theme in Western art since man (or woman) first picked up a stone and found a surface upon which to draw. 673 more words

Fine Arts

Treasures in the Basement

One of my favorite places to visit in the world in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  I always manage to squeeze in a visit every time I’m in the city.  326 more words

Kit Miracle

Thank You!

THANK YOU to all the incredible guests who attended “Brushing Up on Impressionism!” last week and to the Winter Garden Art Association for being such spectacular hosts! 78 more words

Brushing up on Impressionism

I am so very pleased to announce my first new lecture of 2018!

Please join me at SoBo Gallery in Winter Garden, FL for “Brushing Up on Impressionism.”  This lecture will be offered twice – Thursday, January 25th from 6:00 – 7:30pm and again on Saturday, January 27th from 4:00 – 5:30pm. 148 more words

Mary Cassatt

1844-1926. Cassatt was not only one of the most famous female painters of her time, she was also one of the most famous American painters. She was very family oriented and was excellent at showing emotion in the faces of her subjects. 11 more words


Edgar Degas: an appreciation

Exactly one hundred years ago today, 27 September, Edgar Degas died in Paris. Over the last few weeks, I have published a series of articles looking at his life and key works, small selections of his works by theme, and related topics. 1,422 more words