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Name that parable.

Parable: noun; A short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson. So, I have been invited to participate in an exhibition of works influenced by the parables found in the New Testament.  I … Continue reading

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Eakins and what is it to be a successful artist?

In the span of years from 1870 to 1878 Thomas Eakins would paint some of his most memorable paintings; numerous images of men sculling on the rivers of Philadelphia, the allegorical painting of William Rush, and the striking “Gross Clinic.” … Continue reading

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William T. Wiley, an artist with a sly smile…

While I was in D.C. a month ago one of my favorite shows was at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.  It was an exhibition of the Bay area artist William T. Wiley.  The show is still up through the … Continue reading

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Ah… Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), that man could paint.

So reading up on various artists, here’s what I’ve learned about Pierre Bonnard as of late.  I was captured by his paintings some years back when I discovered the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. (Their website: http://www.phillipscollection.org/) Here are some … Continue reading

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