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Sunday Morning: Clouds

Kent Nerburn, The Gift of Clouds, Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life:

Years ago I used to drive a cab for a living.

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Exploring Modern Art at The Phillips Collection in Washington DC

Our nation’s capitol is full of historical sites and Washington DC attractions like the Smithsonian. If you’re a fan of abstract art and are looking for things to do in DC, I highly recommend checking out The Phillips Collection. 249 more words

Art In U.S.

Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970) was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. He is generally identified as an Abstract Expressionist… 15 more words


Abstract Expressionism

I ended off my previous entry with a bit of expressionism and to understand this I’ve chosen to dig a little deeper into abstract expressionism. Now, whilst this art form is often contentious it’s still important to know why painters paint even broader and far from the norms as Georgina Gratrix has done. 595 more words


Case Review: Rybolovlev v. Bouvier

By Chris Michaels*

A criminal complaint filed in the principality of Monaco on January 12, 2015 sent shockwaves through the international art market. In it, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev, businessman and owner of the AS Monaco football club, reportedly alleged fraud and money laundering against Yves Bouvier, a Swiss art dealer and president of Natural Le Coultre S.A., a storage business operating freeports in Geneva, Luxembourg, and Singapore. 633 more words


forest, field & flame

A different kind of flame, this fiery orange tree. Sometimes it’s the forms I love. The textures. The lines. Other times I just see color fields, as if I’m looking through Rothko’s viewfinder.

94/365: color fields


Link Party: 3/30-4/3

Here’s what I read this week:

1. These are the emails you get from Twitter when you don’t Tweet, follow anybody or log into the account. 74 more words