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Boston Bloggin: Day Three

Ok, Day Three was actually two days ago, but the hassle of travel at the end of Day Three and the craziness of returning to work the next day has … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boston Bloggin: Day Two

Day Two was spent in the lovely Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This iconic institution, named after its founder, a wealthy connoisseur of art who lived from 1840-1924, is nestled in Boston’s … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

‘Murica!

It’s World Cup time, and the American Outlaws are helping spread soccer fever like a hazardous contagion. I love me some futbol and was thrilled four years ago when Spain … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

You Oughta Know: Thomas Cole’s Empire

Actually, many of you already know. But if you don’t know, you oughta. You really, really oughta. So this post is just to make sure you do. Anyone who knows anything … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

You Oughta Know: Henry Ossawa Tanner

A new feature on Greco’s Ghosts! “You Oughta Know” will introduce you to artists or works of lesser fame than the much studied grand masters. These artists or works in the … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of the Lone Green Valley

Who says you have to be a Parisian or a New Yorker to get respect in the art world? Thomas Hart Benton, along with his friends Grant Wood and John … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Art Deco, Ol’ Sport?

I recently went to see the new film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, and despite the strange incorporation of contemporary music, including for some reason hip hop by Jay-Z and … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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