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Today’s Tirade: Artistic License

Why not? There’s poetic license, a literary go-ahead to say anything in whatever way possible, even if structurally and idiomatically right or wrong. Artistic license, then, relates to the existential right to make a sundry piece of art, good, bad … Continue reading

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A Bittersweet Memoir of Montmartre

Brilliant memories of the wonderful times spent in a delightful, historic city overseas has filled this aperiodic world-traveler’s thoughts recently with too few days of boundless joy, rousing merriment and zestful wanderlust to boot. I’ve been rummaging through a battery … Continue reading

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Torment and Self-Destruction: A Short Biography of Vincent van Gogh

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam contains a wealth of magnificent masterpieces from the institution’s namesake. Multiple levels of the vast building are filled with priceless paintings, sketches, and letters from van Gogh; along with art treasures from Rembrandt, Monet, … Continue reading

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