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Let's Go Get Shocked

I’m going soon on a trip to France, via a Viking Riverboat Longship, secure in the knowledge that my house is safe with several family members staying there. 241 more words

Impressionist Art

West Coast Stylized Art

A memorable trip to Vancouver Island prompted this recap of the art of Canada’s west coast, starting with post-impressionist Emily Carr, one of the country’s most revered artists and a member of the Group of Seven. 94 more words

Canadian Art

Affogato

I looked it up.  On Wikipedia, Affogato is explained as an Italian word, meaning “drowned”.  It also refers to a “coffee-based dessert”- a scoop of vanilla ice-cream drowning in a shot of expresso, or some coffee-tasting alternative. 200 more words

Musings

Orchids

The beautiful and exotic Orchids are my most favorite of  flowers. In my homeland of the Philippines they are everywhere. I remember as a child smelling the sweet scent of orchids growing wild outside my bedroom window. 230 more words

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Time was of the essence: on Impressionism versus Realism

In the battle with tradition, Impressionism’s “triumph” was not a foregone conclusion.

Michael Fried observes that Realism in the Western painting tradition has long involved “a tacit or implicit illusion of the passage of time, of sheer duration”. 893 more words

Artwork of the month, "Water Lilies"

This month I’ve chosen one of the famed Water lilies series by Claude Monet. He painted many works of his beautiful lily pond and all are very renowned. 52 more words

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