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May 2018 Andrew Wyeth. Owing to other pressing commitments, completion of our previously announced Wyeth issue is being postponed till later this year. To receive notice of publication, subscribe
Andrew Wyeth. Owing to other pressing commitments, completion of our previously announced Wyeth issue is being postponed till later this year. To receive notice of publication, subscribenow! Meanwhile, see the Current News archives for 2018 Wyeth-related items.
Almond Blossom [about] [more], 1890, by Vincent
van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890). Oil on canvas, 28.9 x 36 in. (73.5 x 92 cm), Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.
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NOTES & COMMENTS
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IN BRIEF: Don't Mess with a Classic (on The Red Shoes ballet and film) - Michelle Marder Kamhi & Louis Torres
FORTHCOMING - 2018
Richard F. Lack (1928-2009): A Compendium: Select Links to Online Sources - Louis Torres. On the life and work of this pioneering painter-teacher, who coined the term "Classical Realism."
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