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How Did I Miss This?

I love works of art. Possibly because I’m not very good at it.

Yes, I know the basics but, for some reason, I never seem to buy the right canvas. 95 more words

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The Louvre, Paris, France

For our honeymoon, my husband and me ended up in Paris. With about 50 books for proper touring (I never read any of them, hubby read nearly all) I just started walking from our hotel to the Louvre. 248 more words


Spotlight on 'Girl with Pearl Earring'

The Mauritshuis announced today, Vermeer’s ‘Girl with Pearl Earring’ will be examined, using the latest non-intrusive scientific techniques. Visitors will be able to observe Vermeer’s famous painting being examined. 465 more words


Vermeer, the Dutch Baroque & "The Girl with a Pearl Earring"

I had the most incredible experience speaking at a book club this past weekend!  Using Tracy Chevalier’s intriguing historical fiction novel, The Girl with a Pearl Earring… 132 more words

Painter Vermeer, film reviewed

This video says about itself:

Exhibition on Screen: Vermeer and Music. Cinema Trailer

The 3rd film in the EXHIBITION ON SCREEN series, Vermeer and Music: the Art of Love and Leisure at…

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Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum (Exhibition)

Last Wednesday afternoon we made the decision to escape the seemingly never ending Sydney heat and humidity and head to the NSW Art Gallery to immerse ourselves in the Dutch masters. 505 more words

In my own backyard

I love discovering new art experiences in far-flung places. Sometimes, though, I need to remind myself of the wonderful museums right here in Washington DC. I was fortunate to catch two major exhibitions at the National Gallery that are polar opposites in every way.  343 more words