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Daily Liberal
Biltmore, North Carolina: Sumptuous dream chateauImpressed by the grand houses of Europe, a scion of the Vanderbilt dynasty crea
Biltmore, North Carolina: Sumptuous dream chateau
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 hours ago
Impressed by the grand houses of Europe, a scion of the Vanderbilt dynasty created his own with American twists. Perched at the edge of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains is a grand castle looking all the world like a Loire Valley chateau, set... Read more
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Londonist
Royal Ballet Scales The Heights In An All-Contemporary ProgrammeThe pas de trois between Natalia Osipova, Edward Watson and Matthew Ball in Chr
Royal Ballet Scales The Heights In An All-Contemporary Programme
Londonist / Posted 21 hours ago
The pas de trois between Natalia Osipova, Edward Watson and Matthew Ball in Christopher Wheeldon's new ballet, Strapless © ROH / Bill Cooper Christopher Wheeldon is one of the most pre-eminent choreographers in the world today, having conquered both... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Vigée Le Brun: artist to the aristocracy who played and changed the gameThey called her a spendthrift, a spy, a sexual deviant; they said she bathed in
Vigée Le Brun: artist to the aristocracy who played and changed the game
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
They called her a spendthrift, a spy, a sexual deviant; they said she bathed in blood. But in the portraits painted by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun in the 1780s, the last queen of France appears warm, complex, even demure – someone who deserved... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Scandalous painting inspires new balletWhen acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw Portrait of Madame
Scandalous painting inspires new ballet
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw Portrait of Madame X, he was captivated by the painting that caused a social uproar in 19th century Paris. The John Singer Sargent portrait of married socialite Amelie Gautreau showed her... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scandalous painting inspires new London ballet 'Strapless'LONDON: When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw "Portrait o
Scandalous painting inspires new London ballet 'Strapless'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON: When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw "Portrait of Madame X", he was captivated by the painting that caused a social uproar in 19th century Paris. The John Singer Sargent portrait of married socialite Amelie Gautreau... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scandalous painting inspires new London ballet "Strapless"LONDON: When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw "Portrait o
Scandalous painting inspires new London ballet "Strapless"
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON: When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw "Portrait of Madame X", he was captivated by the painting that caused a social uproar in 19th century Paris. The John Singer Sargent portrait of married socialite Amelie Gautreau... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Gilded Age celebrities featured in portraits fit for Palm BeachYou might consider an exhibition of turn-of-the-20th century society portraits
Gilded Age celebrities featured in portraits fit for Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
You might consider an exhibition of turn-of-the-20th century society portraits to be a snooze. But there’s more to Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America at the Flagler Museum than meets the eye. Most of the portraits in the show, which... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Teaching an old Met contemporary tricks: Museum director Thomas Campbell on launching Met BreuerNew York's Metropolitan Museum of Art may be almost a century and a half old, b
Teaching an old Met contemporary tricks: Museum director Thomas Campbell on launching Met Breuer
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art may be almost a century and a half old, but that doesn't mean that one of the oldest art institutions in the United States isn't intent on evolving. In mid-March, the museum will open a branch devoted to Modern... Read more
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Evening Standard
Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, exhibition reviewThe premise of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is that many modern
Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, exhibition review
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
The premise of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is that many modern artists — besides Monet, who famously did it — gardened. How come? The fact that the essays in the catalogue don’t really come up with an answer to this question suggests... Read more
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Evening Standard
Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez maintain ballet partnershipRoyal Ballet star Thiago Soares says his 13-year professional relationship with
Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez maintain ballet partnership
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Royal Ballet star Thiago Soares says his 13-year professional relationship with fellow principal Marianela Nuñez is still going strong — despite their divorce. The dancers are preparing to co-star in Christopher Wheeldon’s intimate ballet After The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New exhibition reveals how the ordinary back garden inspired artists from Monet to MatisseAnd it will explore the link between the humble trowel and the paintbrush, as a
New exhibition reveals how the ordinary back garden inspired artists from Monet to Matisse
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
And it will explore the link between the humble trowel and the paintbrush, as art and gardens developed in harmony through the work of star painters of the day. The show, which is already selling out fast, will hinge on its star, Monet, and his... Read more
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The News-Herald
Catherine Galasso-Vigorito: Behold! Victory starts in your thought-lifeAmerican portrait painter, John Singer Sargent, a gifted landscape painter and
Catherine Galasso-Vigorito: Behold! Victory starts in your thought-life
The News-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
American portrait painter, John Singer Sargent, a gifted landscape painter and watercolorist of his generation once created a small painting of a panel of roses. His critics, who criticized his works for making his subjects seem more beautiful than... Read more
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iol.co.za
Monet's 'other' masterpieceParis - It seems appropriate that to get to Claude Monet's home at Giverny, I'm
Monet's 'other' masterpiece
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Paris - It seems appropriate that to get to Claude Monet's home at Giverny, I'm leaving Paris from the Saint-Lazare train station. In a famous series of paintings, the impressionist master captured the busy energy of this station, an in-between... Read more

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