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Atalanta Vase by Douris

Douris was a famous and prolific vase painter in ancient Greece.  I saw this vase in a tour in the Cleveland Museum of Art.  The tour guide explained that art historians love Douris because he signed his works and he … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Virgin Annibale Carracci

According to Wikipedia, Carracci was one of the founders of the Baroque style.  Baroque painters wanted their paintings to have dynamism and a sense of life and action.  I certainly sense that in the figures of the apostles.

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Untitled Rooftop Hughie Lee Smith

Hughie Lee Smith was an African American artist and a fellow Clevelander!  I took this picture myself a couple of months ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  

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Flying Ponies(Euclid Beach Park) by Carl Gaertner

I instantly connected with this picture.  This hangs in the modern art/local artist section at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  I had never heard of Carl Gaertner before but apparently he was a successful painter who lived in Cleveland.  This … Continue reading

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Risen Christ Triptych Peter Paul Rubens

Usually I post art that I like.  This is not one of those times. (image courtesy of Wikipedia.) Now I love Peter Paul Rubens’ art.  There is a sensuality in his paintings that is vastly different than chaste Renaissance paintings. … Continue reading

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Artist’s Garden in Argentuil by Claude Monet

I saw this painting in person a little over a year ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art as a part of the Impressionist series about the garden.  It was the first of three exhibits to kick off their centennial … Continue reading

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Madonna at the Fountain James van Eyck

The Cleveland Museum of Art was fortunate to receive this painting as a part of its Centennial Loan program from the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp. I took this picture on my cellphone. Happy New Year everyone!  May 2017 … Continue reading

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