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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~   Woman Seated in an Armchair, 1923byPablo Picasso She must know it is winter; a little sad and yes, blue. Her looks are not classically beautiful, but I find lovely. Art can never exist without…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Flight into Egypt byHenry Ossawa Tanner This painting captures the isolation and sorrow, I would imagine Mary and Joseph must have felt, as they fled their home, escaping Herod’s decree, which sought to kill…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Ginevra de’ Benci by Leonardo da Vinci I will admit, it was the master and the not the subject, responsible for my detour, to photograph this piece; how could I forgo the opportunity to…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~ The Olive OrchardbyVincent Van Gogh This is perhaps one of the artist most subtile paintings; but one that has always appealed to me. Yes, I have fond memories of picking olives in Greece, which certainly…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Field Hospital by Eastman Johnson Created in 1867, the painting captures a woman, a volunteer of The Sanitary Commission, comforting a Union soldier, by helping him to write a letter. The idea of…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Haymaking at Éragny by Camille Pissarro I will forever be drawn to the impressionist; and it seems Camille Pissarro was quite drawn to this subject, as he has various paintings depicting the making of…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Place des Batignolles by Albert André One of the things that I most enjoy about my work is the pleasure I receive, from researching my post. I remember my freshman year in college, during…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     A Day in June by George Bellows   I love this painting, but to fully appreciate what I so admire, you need to get up close; or perhaps have a better photographer…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Races at Longchamp, 1866 by Edouard Manet In honor of the Kentucky Derby, this month, I offer you a look at racing in Paris; and wish you a patch of blue sky and…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ The Poet’s Garden by Vincent Van Gogh Yes, as always, I am ready for summer! In New England we are having hit and miss weather, with still too much winter, for my taste. I…