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Richard Scarry’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ham

Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?Be careful what you read to your children as it may have long term consequences for the shape of their lives. Consider what happened to me, which I only realized today when my three-year-old brought me a new book to … Read on.

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Modigliani: Of Brush and Ego Strokes

On his deathbed, Picasso is alleged to have whispered “Modigliani,” the name of the Italian painter with whom he shared a tumultuous friendship in the Paris of the 1920s. Amedeo Modigliani, known chiefly for his sensual, primitive-looking nudes, succumbed to … Read on.