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Happy Halloween with Bohumil Kubišta

My daily art calendar always provides a teachable moment.  Today, on Halloween, I was greeted by the artist, Bohumil Kubišta’s painting “Still Life with a Skull.”   My first thought was: … Continue reading Happy Halloween with Bohumil Kubišta

Happy Birthday Gustave Caillebotte

Join me in celebrating Gustave Caillebotte’s birthday by viewing a video produced by the Art Institute of Chicago featuring the extraordinary restoration of his most famous painting “Paris Street; Rainy … Continue reading Happy Birthday Gustave Caillebotte

The Art of Remembering Portraits of Persistence

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all … Continue reading The Art of Remembering Portraits of Persistence