Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

  “If you’re not trying to be real, you don’t have to get it right. That’s art.” – Andy Warhol ———————————————– This will be my first blog post and foray into an exhibition on — wait for it — MODERN ART, and (gasp!) an exhibit not at the Met!!! The latest blockbuster exhibit to hit New […]

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Delacroix

“What I found so fine about Delacroix is precisely that he reveals the liveliness of things, and the expression and the movement, that he is utterly beyond the paint” – Vincent van Gogh, 1885 ______________________________________________ I was back at the Met this past weekend to catch up with one of the most famous, talented, renown, […]

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Parisian Chic in New York City

Outfit details: Express Sweater, Express Skirt, Spanx Tights, August Beret, Chanel Bag. Hello my lovely followers! It’s been a minute since my last blog post!! I thank you so much for your patience in waiting for me, it really means so much. This past Monday, I popped into New York City to see the Delacroix […]

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My 26th Birthday

Today is the first day of my 26th year! As I add another “tick” onto my age, I have been reflecting on my 25th year, which brought me so many ups, downs, lessons, and achievements. I am grateful for them all, because I am such a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. When […]

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Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

To me and many other lovers of art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is already considered our heaven on earth … or at least, a piece of heaven within Manhattan. On my latest trip to the museum, I realized heaven had come to us by way of museum’s newest exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Put […]

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All About my Weekend in Washington DC

This past weekend, after my brother graduated from Loyola University Maryland (congrats to the class of 2018!!), my family and I went to Washington D.C. for a few days to cap off the special weekend. I had been really wanting to go to D.C. for about a year now, and the city didn’t disappoint! The last […]

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Visitors to Versailles: 1682-1789

For those of us who have visited the famed Château de Versailles in Versailles, France, we  fondly remember the feeling of awe and unapologetic pomposity of the gilded creation that Louis XIV, made his home and the seat of French court in the 17th century. With its famed former residents, masterful works of art, French […]

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Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

There is a reason that Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni is referred to as il divino, or “the divine one”. Because of the beauty and perfection of his works, it was thought that his artistic hands were an extension of the hands of God! Throughout his long life, and nearly half a millennium later, Michelangelo’s works have […]

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Charles I: King and Collector

I was lucky enough to have seen the Royal Academy of Art’s landmark exhibition of Charles I: King and Collector when I was in London this past January. (Okay now it’s time for a little back story). When I was living in London two years ago studying for my masters, I read an article online about how […]

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