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Autumn Light: Painting and Writing

When my sister was at Williams College, I used to take the Greyhound to stay with her, and while she was in class, I walked to the Clark Art Museum. 229 more words

Art is Easy, But There Are 3 Things You will Definitely Need ...

Life, the world, the universe … What do we know about them? We humans tend to be planners. We look into the future and make decisions, not always based on solid experience but often on hunches, ideas or dreams.   1,199 more words


Beautiful Delft

In high school I was an art enthusiast, but over the year my knowledge and art love dissipated. As we were thinking to make a stop before Rotterdam, I passed with my eyes on the small dot on the map and started google it. 135 more words


Finally, The Met

After having walked past it soon after I arrived in NYC, I decided it was time I went to The Met. I caught the subway to E 77th and made my way back up, traversing the cross streets from Lexington to Fifth Avenue as I went, culminating with E 79th. 1,112 more words


Cornflower Blue and Cauliflower White...

I am only on day 3 of The Edesia Challenge and I am already showing the preliminary signs of stress: apathy, fatigue and the readiness to abandon this… 345 more words


Vermeer and the Plastic Bag

For the last 24 years Hendrik Kerstens is photographing his daughter Paula. Using lights and styling that resemble the Dutch master painter of the 17th century – Vermeer , he is being able to create extremely moving portraits filed with sensitivity and humor. 145 more words


The Frick Collection

On Sunday morning I went to The Frick Collection. Henry Clay Frick had his mansion built in 1913-14 on the corner of Fifth Avenue and E70th St opposite Central Park specifically to house the works of art he was collecting, and although he didn’t tell the architect at the time, he intended the house to become a museum on his death. 643 more words