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Copenhagen: Roofs Under the Snow, My New Favorite Painting of the Day

There was a lot of ornately carved marble, sandstone and alabaster, great, big Victorian portraits of unfortunate looking British people, various Rodins, Degas’, Gauguins and Monets, and on a wall, next to a doorway to a gallery was a tiny, tiny canvas called Copenhagen: Roofs Under the Snow by Peder Severin Krøyer. Continue reading

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Black on Dark Sienna on Purple – My New Favorite Painting for Today

I wish there was a way to truly capture the scale and sobriety of this painting in a photo because although I tried, and this is the image from MOCA’s website, photography can’t capture the subtlety of the colors or the overwhelming size of the canvas, or the sense of calm but inevitable dread this painting conveys. It’s a heady painting that photography just can’t capture. And that’s unfortunate. Continue reading

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The Repentant Magdalen – My New Favorite Painting

Thoughts about a favorite painting of mine, The Repentant Magdalen by George de la Tour, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
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Tree of Life #63 – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Discussion of Tree of Life #63 by Mark Ryden, a painting I discovered, and loved, at The Artist’s Museum at MOCA. Continue reading

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How My Mother’s Embroidered Apron Unfolds in My Life – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Examining one Gorky painting for it’s meaning. Continue reading

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Christ’s Entry into Brussels in 1889 – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Interpretation of a fascinating painting. Continue reading

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LACMA: Why?

Wondering why LACMA is so haphazard with their temporary exhibits. Continue reading

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With White Center – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Interpretation of a painting I find fascinating. Continue reading

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