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Velazquez’ Weavers

Clearly this blog is not living up to its name, as I seem to have left it unposted and unloved for almost five months, neither subjective nor disciplined.  I could argue that I have been so absorbed in my studies … Continue reading

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Velazquez’ Immaculate Conception

“The Immaculate Conception” is perhaps not Velazquez’ best painting, but I love it so much, and always go to see it when I am in the National Gallery.  It always has a very strong emotional effect on me, not easy … Continue reading

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Originally posted on I've got some art stuck in my eye:
I stopped in my tracks this morning when this painting flashed past on my Facebook feed.  I scrolled back. What was that?  Van Gogh?  Why, today, is this…

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Summer Snow

Visiting Blois we passed on visiting the château, feeling a certain amount of tourist fatigue, and contented ourselves with a stroll round the old town, where we came across this interesting show at the Maison du Loir-et-Cher.  Most of the … Continue reading

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