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View of the Chrysler Building by Rachel Hartley

I got to see this at the Jazz Age exhibit.  I don’t know anything about this artist and I don’t see any information about Rachel Hartley online.  So she is a mystery. Advertisements

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Christ of St. John of the Cross by Salvador Dali

There’s no one in the 20th Century quite like Dali. Apparently this is based on a drawing by St. John of the Cross.  I love the idea of a Spanish genius and eccentric interpreting a Spanish mystic.  

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Immaculate Conception by Peter Paul Rubens

There is a strong sensuality to some of Peter Paul Rubens’ paintings, and this painting seems to be an example. He portrays the Virgin Mary not as a sweet girl, but as a voluptuous woman. I don’t know what that … Continue reading

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