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THE MUSEUM of Fine Arts, Boston, is reviving a competition between two woodblock print artists, Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Utagawa Kunisada, that began in 19th-century Japan. It’s a fascinating exhibition, especially because both of these… 414 more words

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Visions of Boston...in Japan...Rindge Leaphart

This will be a short post with not many photos.  While in Japan, much to my surprise, I kept running into items related to Boston.  As a native Bostonian, I was pleasantly surprised to see “my” city pop up in various places in both Tokyo and Kyoto. 359 more words

Rindge Leaphart

Turned on by Turner

Two of my favorite J.M.W. Turner paintings reside in museums not far from me: the harrowing “The Slave Ship” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston… 503 more words


Henri Matisse, Woman on a High Stool (Germaine Raynal), 1914

“I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it” Henri Matisse, who originally was studying to become, and eventually worked as law clerk, until 1889, when recovering from an appendicitis operation, his mother handed him a box of paints in order to rid young Matisse of boredom. 241 more words