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Union Church, The Call of Chagall

Along with my impossible dreams, I have a few achievable visions. One of these is to view as many of the stained-glass windows created by Marc Chagall as I can. 595 more words

Children's Book Recommendation! Matisse, Dance for Joy

Dance for Joy!

If your toddler likes looking through bright-colored books with pictures, may I recommend Matisse, Dance for Joy, by Susan Goldman Rubin. We bought this book at the Hirshhorn Museum and our son couldn’t be happier with it (and the twenty or so other books we have). 247 more words

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EACH PICTURE HAD TO BE SOMETHING IMPORTANT

In his beautiful two volume study of Henri Matisse, Louis Aragon writes that, for Matisse, “each picture had to be something important, indispensable to his progress, to the development of his painting.” … 158 more words

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I Believed I Would Never Be Able to Paint

“I believed I would never be able to paint because I didn’t paint like the others. Then I saw the Goyas at Lille. That was when I understood that painting could be a language; I thought then that I could become a painter.” – …

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