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New Orleans - a Celebration of the Arts
Despite the devastation of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, I wanted to discuss artists who capture the true spirit of New Orleans, from painter Edgar Degas in the 1870s to photographer Johnny Donnels in the present.
The Female Body in Art
I discuss artists who have taken a more classical approach to the female body. Namely, Giorgione, Titian, Ingres, and Manet.
' Madonna and Child ' Religious Painting
We live in a time when some people are trying to take religion out of Christmas. A most endearing painting, ´Madonna and Child,´ will warm any heart.
Bill Gates, British Royals - Da Vinci Code (x)
The world's constant fascination with Leonardo Da Vinci and 'The Da Vinci Code'. I will introduce Leonardo's Codex to some of my readers and expound on his many talents.
Desperate Housewives - Intro to Art 101
The 2005 season premiere of Desperate Housewives was anxiously anticipated (perhaps even by First Lady Laura Bush). Who could possibly turn a deaf ear to neighborly gossip? You may even learn something about art.
Textiles in Art - The Quilts of Gee's Bend
I discuss textiles used in art by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the Quilters of Gee´s Bend, and Henri Matisse.
Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian Homes For Sale
Many owners of Frank Lloyd Wright homes are having difficulty selling due to size and location. Also, a look at the only Wright home in New England open to the public.
Where Bosch and Harry Potter Coexist
Books by Harry Potter and Hieronymus Bosch can be found in the children´s room of your local library. I have my "Oprah-like" book recommendations for young people.
Art & Entertainment:'Dancing With the Stars'
With the reality TV hit, "Dancing with the Stars," and the recent movie, "Let’s Dance," with Jennifer Lopez and Richard Gere, is ballroom dancing making a comeback?
Tom Cruise Proposes at Eiffel Tower
Pardon my cynicism, but why not pop the question at the Empire State Building instead?
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