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Not a defense of landscape painting

A quick Google search will give you the definition and origin of the word landscape. A Middle Dutch word born out of putting the word land with ship (the figurative use of the word as in ‘condition’) and evolving into what we would now describe as an area of land or a depiction of a region of the natural world. 990 more words

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Let's talk about the weather

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if engineering students were sent on site to a poor remote village in Lebanon, to train locals to install, use and maintain solar panels?? 127 more words

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The Wrestlers (after Courbet)

I adore art, especially the masterpieces of old, and I spend a lot of my time gazing in admiration at the works of the old masters and the more recently celebrated artists of the 20th century. 478 more words

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Pissarro - Studing a Rare Early Painting

The appearance of a Pissarro painting that has long been in private collections is always exciting.  It is even more compelling when it is an early painting because so few of these exist in Pissarro’s oeuvre. 531 more words

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