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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~ Lighthouse and Buildings, Portland HeadbyEdward Hopper I very much appreciate Edward Hopper’s work; thus I have featured so much of it, on these pages. I am actually surprised that I have not shared his rendition…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~ Bank of Oise at Auvers, 1890byVincent Van Gogh The colors in this painting are truly extraordinary; but what I most love is how Van Gogh has used the color and paint strokes to create movement.…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~     Norte Dame Cathedral, Paris byChilde Hassam It has been a year since we all woke up to the news that this beautiful cathedral, a piece of art, in its own right, was on…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~   The RainbowbyRobert Henri My photography does not do the vibrance of the color in this work justice; for which I am sorry. However, this charming painting certainly screams out, at least to me, the…

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To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice.~ Andre Malraux ~   Three Top Sergeants byGeorge Luks I continue to be drawn to realism and continue to be surprised; this painting is not something I would typically be attracted by, yet inexplicably I am. It is…

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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…