THATMuse

Louvre Icon, Venus de Milo

Aphrodite, known as VENUS DE MILO Marble, H 2.02 meters Island of Melos (Cyclades, Greece), 100 BC Statue You can’t tell me you’re surprised we’re opening up the Love Hunt with the Goddess of Love, can you? A… Read More

THE American Expat Painter

Yes, I guess that title and caps-lock implies just how very much I like John Singer Sargent (1856-1925). He’s probably my favorite American painter*, expat or otherwise. I’m happy to say a second THATd’Or is imminently descending upon… Read More

Leonardo’s Lover

So who painted this now famous Prado-owned La Gioconda? Fueled with personalities and possibly sordid details, it’s a fun question to examine. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) is too large a topic to address for one post…. Read More