An Expat Painter in Paris; the Pain and the Passion

Excerpts from the upcoming book

April 12, 2017

The first time this happened to me I was at the Met in New York. They had an exhibition of Rembrandts, I think there were about twelve of his portraits in one huge room. Undivided by walls, the sitters faced each other in silent agreement of the gravity of their circum...

April 10, 2017

It's not fair to "View of Delft", really, that the curators of the Mauritshuis (just learned that it's pronounced "mawr-its-hyse") hung this exquisite and quiet piece across the room from the super-nova "Girl With a Pearl Earring." But more on that painting later. 

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