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Worth the (Long) Wait
The Clark Art Institute Reopens

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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When the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts reopened its doors on July 4 after two years of building and renovation, art

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The Flowering of Edo Period Painting
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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An excellent antidote to a too long, too cold winter awaits visitors in The Flowering of Edo Period Painting, recently opened at the Metropolitan Museum

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A Guaranteed Hit at the Met

Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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When I worked in book publishing, the classic joke was that a surefire hit was simple – just publish a book called Lincoln’s Doctor’s Dog.

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Giving Thanks in 2012

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
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Thanksgiving is not just football, family, and pie, it is also a time of year for reflecting on the year that has passed and for

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Saying ‘Thank You’ from the Heart of DC

Friday, January 13th, 2012
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Now that we have come down from the frenzy of the holidays, it is time to send out the last kind of holiday card –

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Details Tell the Story

Saturday, July 16th, 2011
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Unfussy fashion is chic. And especially popular when it’s HOT. Shapes that become architectural in Winter are often easy now; standing away from the body,

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Sandi Miller Burrows, A True Artisan

Friday, May 20th, 2011
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Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1652,) today considered one of the most accomplished painters of her generation, was, against all odds, the first female painter to be admitted

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Have a Mini-Holiday in Chicago

Sunday, September 27th, 2009
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If you have only a few days to spare and are not keen on another “stay-cation,” consider a long weekend in Chicago. Rich in landmarks,

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