Category Archives: art

Bascilica of St. Denis

HISTORY OF THE MONUMENT The final resting place of the kings and queens of France. Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame of Paris, is  one of the most famous  Gothic Cathedrals in the world , if not the most famous.  We visited it three times in four days in Paris  so D could get photos with just the perfect … Continue reading

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One Last Artist. . . . Pablo Picasso

This is the last of the artist’s museums we visited in our four days in Paris.  Michael, an artist friend, told  us  we should go to this” small”  museum and enjoy the  excellent  collection. When we approached this not so … Continue reading

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Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali was one of the most recognizable artists of the 20 century. Much of this was  to his  characteristic flamboyant mustache as well as his piercing eyes. Dali was  born with high imagination revealed in the  spirit of his … Continue reading

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Dunkirk. . . . . A Film

The German troops cut off the British and the French forces forcing them to the coast with their backs to the sea.  Four hundred thousand  men were trapped to either die on the beach or drown in the sea. The … Continue reading

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Sainte-Ephrem-le-Syriaque Church

As we started down the hill from The Pantheon, actually halfway down, we noticed this poster displayed before the chapel below.  There was an elegant black French iron fence which we peered through to learn  the details.  Checking the date … Continue reading

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Montmartre. . . . a video

Pictures are worth a thousand words!      

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