Monthly Archives: September 2013

Day 272: Something Beautiful—Madonna of the Magnificat

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Botticelli faces. Lovely. Soft. Gentle, sweet faces. Different from the austere, strained, unapproachable faces of many Rennaissance subjects. Sandro Botticelli’s angelic visages are … Continue reading

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Day 271: Something Beautiful—The Uffizi Ceiling

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. 6:45am Sunday, September 29 The strange thing about travel is that no matter how long I’m gone, once I come back—it all seems … Continue reading

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Day 270: Something Beautiful-David

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. The end of the “I Live for Art Tour 2013” comes to an end in hours. At 5:30am tomorrow morning, a taxi will … Continue reading

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Day 269: Something Beautiful-The Monastero Magnolia

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual,feast for each day of the year. Last day in Varenna. I headed back to the Villa Monastero for some peace and beauty opinion the gardens. Carried my backpack full of … Continue reading

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Day 268: Something Beautiful-Castello di Vezio

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day if the year. In the vein of a “castle too far,” the members of the European contingent of the “2013 I Live for Art Tour” nearly … Continue reading

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Day 267: Something Beautiful-Villa Monastero

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. The taxes on many beautiful villas around the lake have forced owners to open them as museums or gardens to visit. Varenna’s lovely … Continue reading

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Day 266: Something Beautiful-A Villa View

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Day 2 in Lake Como and we have made friends with the owners do l’Orso Cafe, some people from Iowa, And a guy … Continue reading

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