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Banyuls Earth Art

There is a mythical hillside in the Pyrenees that is superb earth art.  Every time I drive the serpentine path of patterned vines, I think of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty from 1970, and Christo’s curtains.  This anonymous collaboration in Banyuls, … Continue reading

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Too Good to be Real

A group of adults were milling around a sumptuous gallery of an art museum. The high walls were laddered with portraits – crafty Flemish merchants, suspicious Protestant faces, plump hedonists from classical mythology and 19th century. Saints being martyred. It … Continue reading

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