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Measuring only 5 ½ x 9 7/16 inches, Giovanni Boldini’s 1879 painting Return of the Fishing Boats, Étretat , has long been one of my favorites at The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA. Indeed, there are far greater paintings by Monet, Renoir,...
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated every year in May, is a time to recognize the historical and cultural contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. In recognition of the lasting and rich...
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In an age where you can search for anything on the Internet, you may wonder why you need The Eye Book . Why would I even bother taking the time to update the first edition published over twenty years ago? Well, twenty years ago when the Johns...
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I met Jeanne Simons, the founder of the Linwood Children's Center for Autistic Children in Ellicott City in 1983, when I was entrusted with the job to help tease out and describe the different elements of the methods she had developed to...
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Over the span of just two weeks, there were three troubling health symptoms that caught people in my close circle completely off guard. The first friend started suffering from severe headaches every afternoon and evening, seemingly out of the blue...
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The anticipation of anniversaries of significant events have often stimulated authors to focus attention on the event or personalities to be celebrated or commemorated. Usually the sequence of these anniversaries occurs every fifty years or so after...
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