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The Intimate Hyde Museum’s Old Masters

The Intimate Hyde Museum’s Old Masters

Tucked away in Glens Falls, New York is the small but magnificent Hyde Museum. In a rural industrial setting it is astonishing to encounter a collection of Old Masters and modern works that run the gamut from Rembrandt to Picasso and beyond. They represent a check...

Pollock’s Masterpiece Lavender Mist

Pollock’s Masterpiece Lavender Mist

One That Got Away from the MFA During a recent Sunday afternoon at the National Gallery we viewed the exhibition of Mark Rothko’s drawings. It was a riveting experience with much that was new to absorb. Moving on to the Twentieth Century collection we encountered the...

The Salvador Dali Museum In St. Petersburg

The Salvador Dali Museum In St. Petersburg

Secrets and Lies of a Genius Sited on the marina/ waterfront of St. Petersburg, Florida the Salvador Dali Museum is a formidable bunker with a glass bubble attached. Designed by Yann Weymouth at a cost of some $30 million it features a large glass entryway and...

Once in a Lifetime Rothko Exhibition at National Gallery

Once in a Lifetime Rothko Exhibition at National Gallery

Mark Rothko: Paintings on Paper is on view at the National Gallery of Art East Building in Washington DC until March 31st, 2024. It moves to the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Norway this May. Mark Rothko: Paintings on Paperby Adam Greenhalgh200...