Monthly Archives: June 2015

Met Brings Huge John Singer Sargent Show Over, With Striking Theme

Revealing How Creatively He Portrayed Famous Friends Endless Display of Genius Stimulated by Personal Admiration Freedom to Invent After Abandoning Formality If you appreciate the finest painting from the past and are stuck in Manhattan over the July 4 weekend, … Continue reading

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Burst of Color at Frick: Frederick Leighton’s Flaming June Takes Pride of Place for Summer

Victorian era’s sexy masterpiece scorned, lost for decades, now revered Discovered in 1962 in British house hidden behind wood paneling, ravishing beauty was acquired by Luis A, Ferre, founder of ¬†Puerto Rico’s art museum Enthroned in original frame design, hung … Continue reading

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