Pierre-Auguste Renoir: The Venice Connection

“-last words about painting, age 78… I think I’m beginning to learn something about it.”  Pierre-Auguste Renoir   Today is Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s birthday, which makes it the 178th year since … Continue reading Pierre-Auguste Renoir: The Venice Connection

Cleveland Museum of Art – Open Access

We live in a world that offers seemingly unlimited access to what was previously only available to the select view.  Times are changing. In January, Cleveland Museum of Art threw … Continue reading Cleveland Museum of Art – Open Access

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with François Boucher

I am celebrating Valentine’s Day with François Boucher, a French painter, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings.  He lived in the flamboyant Rococo age renowned for its highly ornamental … Continue reading Celebrating Valentine’s Day with François Boucher