A recent trip to Cape May has opened a new world of llamas to me, and inspired me to paint two pendant llama portraits. While spending a weekend away from New York’s crowded streets that are full of life and movement every minute of the day, my husband and I visited an adorable alpaca llama … Continue reading Llama Glama Hits New York
Memories from Ireland and Oxford University studies
What a wonderful experience we had in the Emerald Isle. We met a lot of challenges- mainly with the weather. I am sure we are missing the kindness of Julia and Paddy and Quay House itself and our dearest friends. I am looking forward for our Ireland reunion party on September 30th. Anyway, it is good … Continue reading Memories from Ireland and Oxford University studies
Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso at Met Brauer
The Met Breuer Museum in New York City has been putting on great exhibitions in the last few years, and its latest exhibition, Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso, is no exception. Residents and guests of the city are invited to enjoy about fifty world-class watercolors, prints, and drawings that usually form part of … Continue reading Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso at Met Brauer
Award in Watercolor Painting
My watercolor rendering of a New York landmark that I submitted to a group exhibition this month was awarded third prize in Watercolor Painting category last weekend, which was a lovely surprise given that this painting is my first serious work in watercolor. I was delighted to receive the award and feel inspired to continue … Continue reading Award in Watercolor Painting
My Spring Whereabouts
In April, I went to Italy to visit my daughter who is expecting her first baby this summer and used this opportunity to explore the magic museums and galleries of Milan to get inspiration for my planned works. One of the most fascinating exhibitions I had a chance to visit was the Durer and Renaissance … Continue reading My Spring Whereabouts
Edmund de Waal’s Porcelain and Netsuke Tales
De Waal is known as a successful British potter who regularly exhibits at the world’s leading museums and galleries and has published the award-winning bestseller The Hare with Amber Eyes. At the back of the book, it states that its cover design is by Nancy Harris Rouemy, it was printed in New York, and … Continue reading Edmund de Waal’s Porcelain and Netsuke Tales
An Artist’s Christmas Day
As snow and cold weather are taking Bronxville by storm, I am enjoying the abundance of lovely and distinct Christmas colors and smells, and got inspired to paint a number of new artworks! At the same time, I continue working on finalizing the many beautiful landscapes I started in Italy last summer, which makes my … Continue reading An Artist’s Christmas Day
Wethersfield Amenia, the magic country estate of Mr. Chauncey Stillman
The painting workshops at Wethersfield are my favorite, not only because they scheduled for when fall colors start touching the leaves, but also for their unfailingly breath-taking locations. This time, we were enchanted by the charms of the Wethersfield Amenia, a stunning Stillman family country estate. http://www.wethersfieldgarden.org Chauncey Stillman (1907-1989) was a grandson of James Stillman, … Continue reading Wethersfield Amenia, the magic country estate of Mr. Chauncey Stillman
Alexander Calder at Whitney Museum
Calder: Hypermobility exhibition closed at Whitney on October 23rd, and I was lucky enough to be able to attend it on the very last day of the event. It was a great afternoon out and it was an interesting experience discovering this legendary museum in its new quirky location, the meatpacking district in the … Continue reading Alexander Calder at Whitney Museum
Did Chihuly Steal His Student’s Ideas?
I am very excited to write about this topic. As an artist, I have often found myself in situations where I asked myself in how far the interactive process of teaching and working with students influences the perceptions and ultimately the work of the master. Like in any learning process, there is a … Continue reading Did Chihuly Steal His Student’s Ideas?
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