Tag Archives: Museums

Brown Sign: Gaugauin to Picasso, at the Phillips Collection

In my last post, Traveling in the Age of ISIS, I made a reference to art of Impressionist to Modernists painters, and how their world, as ours, was shattered by world events.  While my thoughts were influenced by our holiday … Continue reading

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Building a Roman Church, More Ceilings and Floors

I had not planned to have a post specifically on church ceilings and floors, but my Cuz in CA made a comment about how the white columns of San Pietro in Vincoli highlighted the ceiling fresco.  Here are more images … Continue reading

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Brown Sign: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

University art collections serve several communities.  Their primary mission is to provide examples for students in art majors, but students in related fields such as history can benefit.  My bias is that students in any major would grow their appreciation … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday: Tourist, Traveler, Pilgrim

During our recent explorations of Naples and Rome, we saw many sights. We archived over two thousand photographs, from which we selected a few hundred to remind us of our days. But, even these only glimpse the experiences we had … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday: Borghese Gallery

A morning, wandering the Cardinal’s attic

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Roman Holiday: Vatican Museum Tour

  3 km long line, with art

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Art of the Gospels, Quiz Time

Okay, readers, we have been working though the Gospels, inspecting art in Rome which portrays many of the stories.  Now, it’s time for a quiz to see how well you were paying attention.  If you live in the USA, you … Continue reading

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