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Interview with artist Caryn Azoff

Caryn Azoff currently has artwork on display at New York's Susan Eley Fine Art Gallery.
Caryn Azoff is an artist who creates colorful geometric patterns that look as appealing on paper as they do in murals. Born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Connecticut, Caryn now lives and...
8 March 2017 -
M. . Meehan

A silly symbol for gender equality in the workplace

Wall Street gets a new statue, 'Fearless Girl' to prod companies to put more women in their boardrooms
News in the Los Angeles Times about a new statue installed on Wall Street is reported with an apparent straight face when a smirk would be more fitting. (More about the sly smiling in a moment). The...
12 March 2017 -
J. Altabe

What makes this Old Master so masterful?

Sotheby’s auctioned a drawing by Raphael that is as finished and fervent as the painting it became
When it comes to the Old Masters, the big three were Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael, each true to the Renaissance ideals of naturalism and emotional expression. But they had different strength....
14 March 2017 -
J. Altabe
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    The Third Reich confiscated German Expressionist painter Franz Marc animal pictures and one is still missing.
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