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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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“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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“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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“LET’S DANCE”

“LET’S DANCE” No need to fret over containers sitting in a port. Free Ground Shipping on all U.S. orders begin at 12:00 AM Eastern U.S. time Saturday (tomorrow), November 20th thru Sunday, November 21st at 11:59 Eastern U.S. time. I … Continue reading

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 INTERNATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY

Today is International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” International Saxophone Day is celebrated on November 6th of each year in remembrance of Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax, the inventor of the saxophone. Adolphe Sax was born on November 6, 1814 … Continue reading

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PRIDE MONTH – PRIDE BOUQUET  

June is PRIDE MONTH.My painting PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND RED BARN

 When we first moved to Connecticut, I became fascinated by the multitude of charming red barns scattered across the state. I understand the red barn craze abounds throughout all of New England. But why red? There are many theories: One simple theory … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA

Today Venice celebrates its 1600th birthday. “Truly such is the stupendous glory of it, that at my first entrance it did amaze or rather ravish my senses.” Thomas Coryat As soon as this pandemic is behind us, I hope to … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING

“RED AND ORANGE FLOWERS” I know, it’s a boring title. But at the time when I did this painting, I was bored. I took an artist’s still life workshop, and to my dismay, the subject was a boring, colorless vase with faded … Continue reading

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“FESTA DEL PAPÀ”

Oggi in italia, ci festeggiamo la Festa del Papà. È la Festa di San Giuseppe, per chi si chiede come sia nata questa giornata particolare agli italiani. Pertanto, mando il mio amore nell’universo e spero che raggiunga mio caro papà. … Continue reading

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SAX SEX

Today is International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” It seems International Saxophone Day is celebrated on November 6th of each year in remembrance of Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax, the inventor of the saxophone. Adolphe Sax was born on November … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE / SEPTEMBER FIRST (Encore)

On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. I am always … Continue reading

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FESTA DEL REDENTORE – Venezia

  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 … Continue reading

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PRIDE BOUQUET   

PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love every one of … Continue reading

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DAY LILY

Although the ability to identify most flowers by their proper name eludes me, and my lack of floristic knowledge is often times manifested when for example, I paint rose leaves on a daisy. Still, I like to paint flowers and will … Continue reading

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