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Vincent Van Gogh: Art and Soul

A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke.

October 25, 2020 · 3 Comments

Michael T. Young: Cataract

Prayers and wonder in these arches flicker
into smoke and ash, a single, blind beating wing

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Top 50 most famous paintings of all time

Set to Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2, here’s a montage of 50 beautiful paintings. Sit back and enjoy! Auguste Renoir — Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1881

June 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

Video: Claude Monet painting the lily pond (rare footage)

This is the only known film footage of the French Impressionist Claude Monet, made when he was 74 years old, painting alongside a lily pond in his garden at Giverny. … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

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