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Painting the Metropolitan Museum

Selecting paint colors for a single room can be a real challenge, but can you imagine the process of selecting paint colors for the Met? One of the largest museums in the world, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has an estimated … Continue reading

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John Singer Sargent and ‘The Shining’?

.I think of John Singer Sargent as the masterful “Court Painter” for wealthy and powerful individuals during the Edwardian era; highly sought after, he was commissioned to create grand portraits that served to express and support social position. NOT as an … Continue reading

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A Very Small Place of One’s Own

. “Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table” at the Metropolitan Museum is an exhibition that seeks to provide a view into the extensive history of the Dressing Table – from the Ancient to Modern, and a nod to … Continue reading

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