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Blog posts February 2015

George Washington - How Truthful are His Painted Portraits?

February 15, 2015

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Why commission an artist to paint your portrait? If, like Washington, the camera does not lie, why not have a photograph taken instead?

George Washington figures in the tale of a cherry tree and a little boy with a new tomahawk. The fable illustrates the virtue of truthfulness. By naming the …

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One of the 3 Faces of Love in Famous Paintings Features on Valentine's Day

February 13, 2015

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Love, as a subject for artists, remains as popular today as in ages past. Variations include two forms you seldom see in visual art...

Art agrees with philosophy on the 3 major forms of love, named by the Ancient Greeks.


1. Agape: selfless love of your life partner or your family.

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