Reviews

Verdi: A bold request

July 29, 2018

Verdi: A bold request by Leticia Marie Sanchez Verdi: A bold request by Leticia Marie Sanchez The following correspondence in the form of abridged letters between Giuseppe Verdi and one very unusual opera-goer, Prospero Bertani: Much Honoured Signor Verdi,       Reggio,…

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A FOR ART- Icons of Style- A Century of Fashion Photography- A MUST SEE at the Getty Center

July 14, 2018

A for Art ICONS OF STYLE: A CENTURY OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY- A MUST SEE AT THE GETTY CENTER By Leticia Marie Sanchez June 26–October 21, 2018 Icons of Style at the Getty is NOT-TO-BE MISSED for a myriad of reasons. Firstly, the presentation itself is…

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Monet’s Water Lillies at L’Orangerie- Paris

July 9, 2018

At Monet’s opening at L’Orangerie Art critic Louis Gillet declared,  “An Astonishing painting, without pattern, without borders… there is no sky no horizon hardly any perspective or stable points of reference enabling the viewer to orient himself, just completely arbitrary boundaries between actual…

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Review: Gustav Klimt at l’Atelier des Lumières- PARIS- a MUST SEE

July 9, 2018

Gustav Klimt at L’ Atelier des Lumières – A MUST SEE in Paris a dazzling immersion of lights in the City of Lights By Leticia Marie Sanchez All Photography and text © 2018 Leticia Marie Sanchez This month’s Cultural Cocktail recipe includes 2 Oz of…

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Cultural Cocktail Hour’s Interview with Timothy Potts, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum

April 18, 2018

Photo Credit- Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Cultural Cocktail Hour interviewed Timothy Potts, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum, in advance of two openings at the Getty Villa on April 18th: The Reinstallation of the Antiquities Collection at the Getty Villa Plato in…

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New Installations at the Getty Villa- *A Must See!*

April 18, 2018

by Leticia Marie Sanchez Cultural Cocktail Hour had the pleasure of visiting the new installations at the Getty Villa. Prior to seeing it firsthand, I honestly wondered how this oasis in Malibu, remodeled after the home of Julius Caesar’s father-in-law, could in any…

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Plato in LA- A Must See Exhibit- at the Getty Villa

April 16, 2018

Plato in L.A. Contemporary Artists’ Visions  April 18–September 3, 2018 By Leticia Marie Sanchez Plato would have had a field day with Los Angeles at this point in time. Even the term Virtual Reality has Platonic connotations. After all, Platonic…

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Artistic highlight of the year- The Peggy and David Rockefeller Collection on view at Christie’s

April 7, 2018

 By Leticia Marie Sanchez On View at Christie’s Los Angeles Until April 12th 336 N Camden Drive Beverly Hills Art-loving Angelenos: If there is only ONE artistic experience in which you engage this week, run, don’t walk (Uber- whatever you need to do…

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Beyond the Nile- *A MUST SEE* EXHIBIT in LA

March 31, 2018

“Beyond the Nile” at the Getty Center- A MUST-SEE Exhibit by Leticia Marie Sanchez Fasten your artistic seat belts. The Getty Center’s “Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World” is truly a blockbuster show, spanning more than 2000 years and covering geography…

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“Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor” at the Norton Simon- a MUST SEE exhibit

November 14, 2017

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor A MUST SEE exhibit at the Norton Simon By Leticia Marie Sanchez Stepping into the Norton Simon Museum for a new exhibition, the foresight of collector Norton Simon never ceases to impress me. Last year, perusing the…

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