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The Comtesse and the Marchesa, the Earl and the haughty Medici-court aristocrat wearing his big codpiece, the Duke and one of Napoleon’s most dashing Conseillers d’Etat have all had to make room for an unlikely new guest in their home at New York’s Frick...
The Comtesse and the Marchesa, the Earl and the haughty Medici-court aristocrat wearing his big codpiece, the Duke and one of Napoleon’s most dashing Conseillers d’Etat have all had to make room for an unlikely new guest in their home at New York’s Frick... Read full entry
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Mary Oliver is not afraid to use certain words. Cover your ears, for you may be offended. Her language includes words like beautiful, love, beloved, prayer, loneliness, God, He, holy, heaven.  And this from a woman who has taught at Bennington...
Mary Oliver is not afraid to use certain words. Cover your ears, for you may be offended. Her language includes words like beautiful, love, beloved, prayer, loneliness, God, He, holy, heaven.  And this from a woman who has taught at Bennington... Read full entry
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I had an almost wonderful visit to the Brooklyn Museum yesterday. The weather was gorgeously sunny and mild and the museum was nearly empty, so I was free to wander, uninterrupted, and get a bit lost before I reached the exhibition I’d gone to see, “...
I had an almost wonderful visit to the Brooklyn Museum yesterday. The weather was gorgeously sunny and mild and the museum was nearly empty, so I was free to wander, uninterrupted, and get a bit lost before I reached the exhibition I’d gone to see, “... Read full entry
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Although there is no record of Norman Rockwell donning an African dashiki or sitting in a lotus position chatting Om while painting in his Stockbridge, Massachusetts, studio, he is a man who kept up with the times. Despite his wholesome view of an America...
Although there is no record of Norman Rockwell donning an African dashiki or sitting in a lotus position chatting Om while painting in his Stockbridge, Massachusetts, studio, he is a man who kept up with the times. Despite his wholesome view of an America... Read full entry
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In England, posh women still wear hats, especially when they're attending an art fair, such as Masterpiece London, which had its third season (June 28–July 4) on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. To wear a woven straw hat festooned with pink...
In England, posh women still wear hats, especially when they're attending an art fair, such as Masterpiece London, which had its third season (June 28–July 4) on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. To wear a woven straw hat festooned with pink... Read full entry
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