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palace of paintings

“Mrs. Jack” as she was called startled Boston society by erecting a Venetian pleasure dome in the Back Bay and filling it with masterpieces for the public to enjoy. Isabela Stewart Gardner, a dashing individualist, pioneered the creation of a … Continue reading

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Every picture forgets a story

Canada is not exactly the natural habitat of Caravaggio. Y’know, the beaver, the elk, fur pelts and lumberjacks. But it is July and he doesn’t have to compete with men on blades stopping pucks with their chin… Caravaggio is considered … Continue reading

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