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“Behind the Painting” with Catherine Abel

Cyprianist artist, Catherine Abel, talks about what drives her and the evolution of her painting. A perfect treat for the season of Le Chien (Beauty/Envy) – a time when the art of painting is featured. Enjoy. “That drive for absolute … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Art – Harmony

I love Beautiful synchronicity. Yesterday, as I was preparing to write something about today’s Feast of Miriam I began looking at paintings of Mary Magdalene and saving them on my computer. But at the same time I began to feel … Continue reading

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Beautiful Cypriot Bowl

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has a beautiful Cypriot bowl that predates the Knights and Sisters of Paphos. It shows some of the stunning work that was coming out of Cyprus at the time. From their website: … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Andrew Loomis

“Don’t be afraid of the greys of nature.” – Artist Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) from a chapter on “Color” in his instructional book Creative Illustration

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Quote of the Day – Franz von Bayros

“Always seek out Beauty, and attempt to find it in situations that cannot be mentioned in prudish circles.” – Franz von Bayros (died April 3, 1924) The Art of Franz von Bayros

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“Mystery” – from Rodin’s “Art” Chapter IX

or The First Cyprian Commandment [Paul Gsell, author of the book, has gone to visit Master Rodin] 1One morning, when I had gone to Meudon to see Rodin, I was told in the entrance hall of the house that he was … Continue reading

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