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First things first: what are limpets exactly?
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A limpet is an aquatic snail with a shell that is broadly conical in shape. “Limpet” informally refers to any gastropod whose shell has no obvious coiling, like the coiling which can be seen in the shells of garden snails or winkles- Wikipedia via Google Search…
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was born on December 31, 1869, in Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France. He started painting while recovering from appendicitis at age 19.
Matisse initially painted in the established mainstream style of European painting of the time that had faithfully captured the appearance of reality for hundreds of years. 487 more words
The fall auction season crawled to a slow, but respectable close at Thursday night’s Impressionist and Modern Art evening auction Christie’s, which crossed the $1 billion mark after a week of stunning cross-category sales. 861 more words