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“INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE” – UNITY

Although the balloons are different colors, they are all still balloons. When they unite, good things happen. I’m hopeful that on this “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE,” and EVERY day, we can all unite to make good things happen. BUY ART … Continue reading

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GUITAR MAN

This is my caricature to honor jazz guitar great Jim Day. I took artistic liberty adding shades and a cigarette, just to keep it not-too-serious. What is serious, is Jim’s remarkable guitar chops playing jazz, blues, classical, and classics. The … Continue reading

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PRIDE FLAG DAISY

PRIDE FLAG DAISY celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flower to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love each and … Continue reading

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 FESTA DEL REDENTORE – VENICE

The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday of July. Between 1575 and 1577, … Continue reading

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 HOLLAND WINDMILL – NATIONAL MILL DAY

Oops, I’m 2 weeks late, but better late than……. There are over 1000 windmills in Holland, and exploring some of them makes for a great adventure. The Dutch have restored many of the historic sites, and once a year, Holland … Continue reading

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RED VESPA – JAIL BREAK ITALIAN STYLE

For a long time, I wanted to do a painting of a Red Vespa, but I couldn’t decide on the background. It seemed everything had already been done, and I wanted my Red Vespa painting to be unique. Then I saw … Continue reading

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 “CINCO DE MAYO” LATINA JAZZ DIVA

Happy Cinco de Mayo to all of my friends and family who enjoy the rich Mexican  heritage. This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz and wails the Blues and loves to “glam” it up. You can … Continue reading

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“MAY DAY”

On this joyful day, we should take some time to reflect on all those everyday things that we take for granted: a roof over our heads, lights, water, heat, food, a change of clean clothes, shoes, etc., etc., è cosi … Continue reading

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“HAPPY EARTH DAY”

In celebration of EARTH DAY, I thought I would post my painting  “TROPICAL TRINITY.” I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in Paradise … Continue reading

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APRIL FOOLS’

APRIL FOOLS’ I decided since today is April Fools’ Day, I would share a few Italian Proverbs regarding fools. These are just a bit of fluff for a light-hearted holiday. “I stolti crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.” “I … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL”

HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL” Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant warm hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted … Continue reading

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“THE IDES OF MARCH”

Beware the IDES OF MARCH! March 15 has a notorious reputation: Julius Caesar was assassinated on that date in 44 B.C., the last Czar of Russia, Nicholas the II, abdicated the throne on the Ides of March in 1917 and … Continue reading

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“PEACE”

Here’s something interesting: I belong to 37 FB artist groups. In about half of those, I posted this painting with the simple title “Peace.” 3 of the groups denied the submission, as they considered it “Too political.” I never would … Continue reading

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SICILIAN TABLE  –  NATIONAL DRINK WINE DAY

Since traveling back to Italy is still not an option, I’m keeping the dream alive. And what better day to celebrate Italia than today, NATIONAL DRINK WINE DAY! Works for me. Tanti Saluti! Mille Grazie to my dearest friend, Nicolina … Continue reading

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“HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY”

Never forget. We must teach it so we don’t repeat it. “GIORNATA IN MEMORIA DELL’OLOCAO” Non dimenticare mai. Dobbiamo insegnarlo per non ripeterlo. Quality Giclee prints of this acrylic on wrapped canvas painting: FAMILY UNITY  are available at: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/family-unity-pamela-allegretto.html

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