Monthly Archives: November 2013

Art in Portrait

Since I started collecting art pieces, I have acquired several portraits of fairly well known people. Granted the pieces tend to be fairly old but it is amazing what one can do scratching marks on a copper plate. A fine … Continue reading

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Art of Madonna and Child

Throughout history, the Madonna and Child has been a recurring if not favourite image for artists to portray.  In my small collection I have several images of the ‘Madonna and Child’.  From the unknown artist to the world renowned, many … Continue reading

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Art Through a Life

Today, I want to talk about a man who worked in various artistic fields during his life.  A pioneer in some aspects – a man willing to explore his different talents and this after being trained as a boot-maker by … Continue reading

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Art Modern

When I look at art today as in the past, I realize that my idea of what is art has not necessarily changed, what has changed is how I look at art and also my appreciation of the talent in … Continue reading

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