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Belmont: Gari Melchers Home and Art Studio in Virginia

Susan Fogwell | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

There have been art history majors who have visited Gari Melchers 18th century home and studio, who have admittedly never heard of him. For an artist whose paintings are in museum collections worldwide, it's hard to believe Melchers isn't a household name.

Happy Birthday, Diego Velazquez!

Posted 06.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Diego Velazquez's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today we would...

Happy Birthday, Diego Velazquez!

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

Today we would like to celebrate the birthday of famed portrait artist and friend of Spanish royalty Diego Velazquez. The painter, who The Metropolita...