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In the News: Klimt’s “Roses Under The Trees” will be returned from the Musée d’Orsay

March 22, 2021

In art news, Gustav Klimt’s “Rosiers sous les arbres” (“Roses Under the Trees”) will be returned from France’s Musée d’Orsay to the heirs of its Austrian Jewish owner who sold the painting to Nazi sympathizers “for next to nothing” before dying in the Holocaust. For the full…

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LACMA to re-open April 1st!

March 22, 2021

Now here is something worth toasting, in Cultural Cocktail fashion! In most welcome news for Angelenos who have been parched for the arts during the pandemic: LACMA will be reopening on April 1st with advanced online reservations required. For more information on how to…

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LACMA to re-open April 1st!

March 22, 2021

Now here is something worth toasting, in Cultural Cocktail fashion! In most welcome news for Angelenos who have been parched for the arts during the pandemic: LACMA will be reopening on April 1st with advanced online reservations required. For more information…

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Art and Nature

March 8, 2021

“Great art picks up where nature ends”- Marc Chagall. On a post-rain walk at the Huntington where clouds combine with Alexander Calder’s sculpture “Jerusalem Stabile“ Photography © 2019 Leticia Marie Sanchez

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Pandemic Art

February 7, 2021

Pandemic Art LA museums have been closed for the entire pandemic, so yesterday, I took my son on a walk to see some socially distant ladies. Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” was my favorite! Photography and text © 2021…

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Pandemic Art

February 7, 2021

LA museums have been closed for the entire pandemic, so yesterday, I took my son on a walk to see some socially distant ladies. Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” was my favorite! Photography and text © 2021 Leticia Marie…

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Flasback to last summer- Color Factory in NYC’s Soho: “Kid-tested mother approved!”

May 27, 2020

The Color Factory in NYC’s Soho- a treat for the senses! by Leticia Marie Sanchez Visting the Color Factory in NYC’s Soho was like stepping into the whimsical novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Even before entering the galleries we were greeted with savory Mochi and…

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happy young mother painting with her cute son sitting at Jackson Pollock’s home

Flashback to last summer- Painting à la Pollock, East Hampton, 2019

May 25, 2020

Painting à la Pollock: Child’s Painting Class and Tour at Jackson Pollock’s Home,  East Hampton by Leticia Marie Sanchez Photography and text © 2019 Leticia Marie Sanchez Cultural Cocktail Hour® is a registered trademark Painting with my 4-year-old son underneath the sun…

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Mother with son in a Color Factory with Balloons

Flasback to last summer- Color Factory in NYC’s Soho: “Kid-tested mother approved!”

March 27, 2020

The Color Factory in NYC’s Soho- a treat for the senses! by Leticia Marie Sanchez Visting the Color Factory in NYC’s Soho was like stepping into the whimsical novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Even before entering the galleries we were greeted with savory Mochi and…

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Michelangelo’s Broken Nose

March 2, 2020

by Leticia Marie Sanchez  In light of the Getty Center‘s new exhibit, Michelangelo, Mind of the Master, an insight into the maestro that first appeared on Cultural Cocktail Hour a few years ago: As a teenager, Michelangelo Buonarroti suffered a…

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