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Monochrome – The Study of Black or White in Art
Monochromatic paintings consist of one color or hue. Although its artistic style is so 20th & 21st century, its origin began much earlier. I will discuss its beginnings and those artists we have learned to love.

More Than Paint - Our Response to Colors
Artists feeling blue? What about black and white not technically 'colors' (according to physics). Historically, artists have used these three 'colors' magnificently. Who used them best? I'll discuss.

Most Famous American Expatriate Artists
As there may have been hundreds of American artists living in Europe during the late 19th century, I will discuss only three: Whistler, Cassatt, and Sargent.

Mother and Child Theme in Art
The ‘Mother and Child' theme in art began with stories based on the Old Testament and has been interpreted by modern artists as well.

Museum Membership Pros and Cons
I address the cost of museum membership, its benefits and shortfalls.

My Must See London Art Museums
I have an upcoming trip to London where I will be taking in nearly all the notable art museums. Let’s compare my wish list to yours.

Mysteries Surrounding Death of Cleopatra in Art
The circumstances surrounding Cleopatra’s death is that of legends and lore. Many artists painted the death of the queen of Egypt being bitten by an asp. I will discuss these paintings and the backstory.

Mythology in Art: The Abduction of Europa
What began as a story from Roman mythology by the poet Ovid in 8 AD would become the subject of a painting made famous by Titian and Rubens over a millennium later.

Napoleon and Art of the Empire Style
An exhibit currently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is 'Symbols of Power: Napoleon and the Art of the Empire Style 1800-1815'.

Napoleon and Famous Arches in Paris, France
Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of France (1804-1815) commissioned the building of arches in Paris to celebrate his military triumphs; however, one was moved and another had its sculpture replaced.

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