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Tag: Art & Galleries

Charles III’s artistic legacy in Napoli

Before there was the Louve, before Belvedere Palace, and even before Catherine the Great founded the Hermitage, the Museo Archeologico…

Musée Rodin and Le Penseur

Yet again another gallery experience from Paris, with a story… We were on a bus passing by Les Invalides and…

401 Richmond

401 Richmond is one of those interesting buildings that is hard to miss. It looks old, well kept, and interesting…

Passion for Glass

Normally our weekends are filled with cleaning, grocery shopping, gardening, cooking, trips to the library, dog walking, and guinea pig…

Musée d’Orsay

After our Louvre experience, I decided to surprise La Niña and give her a different gallery experience: that of the…

Musée Picasso

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso…

The Louvre: Three Ladies

Like mentioned in my last post, we were overwhelmed by how much is in the Louvre; so, I am only…

The Louvre: Big, Brooding, and Vast

Like mentioned in my previous Louvre post, you could spend decades in the gallery and not see everything. It’s not…

The Louvre: the Mona Lisa Experience

You could spend your entire life studying the works in the Louvre. If I had an art blog and worked…

The Lamb of God

Call it what you want: the Lamb of God, the Ghent Altarpiece, Het Lam Gods, or the Adoration of the…

Pre-Colombian Statues

Close to the Cementerio Central in Bogota, it is district known as Localidad de Los Mártires. It was here during…

Museo de Arte del Banco de la República

There are a number of art galleries in Bogotá… and most of them are free. This particular gallery is one…

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