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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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