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PAINTING IN NAPLES

The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise. Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion into the Campania region is complete without a visit to Naples. … Continue reading

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VENICE – FESTA DEL REDENTORE

Venice – Festa del Redentore 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 … Continue reading

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MATERA

MATERA For those adventurous artists who have squeezed the last drop from your yellow ochre and burnt sienna while painting Tuscan sunrises and sunsets, head south. I’m not talking Rome or Naples or Salerno, I mean the Deep South that … Continue reading

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Sicilian View – Trompe L’Oeil Painting

SICILIAN VIEW – Trompe L’Oeil Painting – “Views to Go” I started my “Views To Go” collection while living in Hawaii. My art studio was a portion of a converted garage with one small window. I played with the idea … Continue reading

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Veduta di Vesuvio – Bay of Naples

PAINTING IN ITALY / BAY OF NAPLES / MOUNT VESUVIUS   The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise.  Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion … Continue reading

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