Art

Venice Italy Summer 2012- Cultural Cocktail Hour’s Top 3 Picks including exclusive behind-the-scenes video at La Chiesa San Vidal

June 20, 2012

The Venetian Cultural Cocktail recipe is 2 oz Gothic,  a shot of violins, and an intoxicating golden liquor otherwise known as Gustav Klimt! Cultural Cocktail Hour‘s Travel Tips for Venetian exhibits Summer 2012 by Leticia Marie Sanchez All Photography, text, and video © 2012 Leticia Marie Sanchez Cultural Cocktail…

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Cultural Cocktail Hour reports from Paris: Da Vinci’s Saint Anne at the Louvre

June 14, 2012

The Louvre’s Saint Anne, Leonardo da Vinci’s Ultimate Masterpiece ending June 25th by Leticia Marie Sanchez For those in Paris, hie thee quickly to see Leonardo Da Vinci’s Ultimate masterpiece, Saint Anne as the temporary exhibit ends June  25.  Walking through the…

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Cultural Cocktail Hour in Paris: Nocturnal Louvre

June 11, 2012

Nocturnal Louvre by Leticia Marie Sanchez All Photography and text © 2012 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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Tempests at the Tuileries, Paris, 2012

June 11, 2012

Tempest at the Tuilieries by Leticia Marie Sanchez All Photography and text © 2012 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, 2012: April showers bring May flowers

June 11, 2012

Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, Spring 2012 by Leticia Marie Sanchez All Photography and text © 2012 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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Cultural Cocktail Hour heads to San Francisco: “Masters of Venice” at the de Young Fine Arts Museum

January 14, 2012

Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power  By Leticia Marie Sanchez It was the best of times. It was the best of times. Stepping into San Francisco’s de Young Museum of Fine Arts is stepping into the Venetian Renaissance. Entering the…

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In the News: the Curious Collection of the Barnes Foundation

March 20, 2011

Which American Museum has: 181 works by Renoir 69 Cezannes (more than in all the museums of Paris combined), 59 Matisses 46 Picassos and 7 Van Goghs The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia. This happens to be the spot that Matisse called, “the only sane place to…

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All the World’s a Stage: William Leavitt’s “Theater Objects” at MOCA

March 17, 2011

All the World’s A Stage: William Leavitt’s Theater Objects at MOCA By Leticia Marie Sanchez All photography© MOCA All the world’s a stage, all the men and women merely players. Nowhere does Shakespeare’s expression hold more true than at William Leavitt’s Theater Objects at…

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Arabella Huntington- Femme Fatale

February 25, 2011

–-Scarlett O’Hara had nothing on me! In a lecture a few years ago at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, it was revealed that Arabella Huntington, powerful arts patroness, happened to be a tempting siren. Mystery shrouds the birth of…

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In the News: Banned Banksy pops up in LA

February 16, 2011

Banksy, the mysterious, anarchist street artist may have descended upon the city of Angels. Nominated for Best Documentary for his film, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Banksy, whose identity remains a secret, petitioned to be allowed on stage to accept his potential award…

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