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Living with David

Travel impressario Rick Steves has written an insightful article, “Living with David”, to propose “a helpful mindset when viewing art”.  The article is at http://www.ricksteves.com/blog/index.cfm?fuseaction=entry&entryID=472 (Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door blog). The approach is extremely helpful in any attempt to … Continue reading

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The Rise of Raphael

The progression of Raphael’s work and its relationship to that of his mentors, peers and competitors is very similar to that of talented and innovative people in many professions and trades even today, perhaps throughout the history of mankind. How we perceive ourselves in that continuum, in our personal Renaissance, may be profitably considered as we study Raphael. Continue reading

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