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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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Montmartre. . . . a video

Pictures are worth a thousand words!      

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Musee de Montmartre

Is this not a picture perfect site for the Musee de Montmartre, sited at the crest of the hill and surrounded by gardens that were designed from the master garden painter Renoir? The gardens are terraced down the hill and … Continue reading

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner was an American art collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts. The  favorite destination on her world travels was Venice, Italy.  To house her collection in Boston, she had  a building designed as a 15 C  Venetian … Continue reading

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Artist, Athlete, Scholar, and All with a Kind Heart!

Last Friday, David and I went to the school district art exhibition to see this wood block piece done by Grace, our oldest grandchild.  This is the third piece of hers chosen for exhibition this year , her freshman year. … Continue reading

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Tea with the Dead

image by gujaratonweb.com Just an ordinary tearoom where many, mostly men, gather for there morning chai. As good as the food is, the charm and draw of the shop is the mystery of Muslim tombs scattered throughout the shop.   … Continue reading

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Olana, the home of Frederick Church, who was a member of the Hudson River School of artists,  was on a “to visit” lists right from the start of our time in New York.  The visiting  architects loved the exotic feel … Continue reading

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Woman in Gold.. . . the film

Woman in Gold by Gustav Klimt This film is a glimpse into the Nazis of  the third Reich  plundering art work throughout Europe. Helen Mirren, tells  the true  story of one Jewish women’s battle to recover her family’s stolen art, … Continue reading

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