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Meeting The Muse, Ms. Crane & Frau Kolb Paris Before Midnight
3 years ago

Meeting The Muse, Ms. Crane & Frau Kolb Paris Before Midnight

Evening slowly wraps itself around the glowing Eiffel Tower in a cloudy shawl of sunset orange, royal blue, and burnt electric gold. Tourists, girls in their pretty flower print dresses, …
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The First Steps: Walking in Paris
3 years ago

The First Steps: Walking in Paris

After our first Parisian Cafe Lunch, we walked. All over the world, walking is NATURAL! Walking is FUN! I love walking, on sidewalks, in Paris, in New York, and London.  Frau …
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Upon Arrival in The Paris of Frau’s Dreams!
3 years ago

Upon Arrival in The Paris of Frau’s Dreams!

On Thursday… I think this is the first day I was here. I arrived early and exhausted, having guzzled entirely too much Champagne on the plane and barfed several times …
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On the Flight to Paris, France, July 2014
3 years ago

On the Flight to Paris, France, July 2014

Newark Airport and The Flight to Paris Business Class Seat and a glass of Champagne or sparkling wine upon boarding, followed up with another and another and… well one thing …
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ASML Executive, Thunderstruck by Malaysian Plane Tragedy
3 years ago

ASML Executive, Thunderstruck by Malaysian Plane Tragedy

On a flight out of San Diego, I spoke to Claus, first, I’m sure.  I don’t know what precisely about him said to me that it was OK for me …
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Le Grand Art Adventure: Frau Kolb in Paris
3 years ago

Le Grand Art Adventure: Frau Kolb in Paris

Paris! Strange to be on a plane, going to a place so familiar from film and literature, that it feels more like a homecoming, instead of an arrival at a …
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Going Batty: Take Staycation, Playa Del Rey, California?
3 years ago

Going Batty: Take Staycation, Playa Del Rey, California?

Detail, 5×7″ Bat, acrylic on panel painting ©Frau Kolb, 2013

8 September 2013,

Los Angeles; Playa del Rey, Ca.

We decided we needed a little pampering.  So… we hit …
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The Hammer Museum On November 7th, 2012
3 years ago

The Hammer Museum On November 7th, 2012

The Hammer Museum on November 7th, 2012

Yesterday, after the hoopla of the election, after baking in the intensity of emotion that is desire, I did what I have always …
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“Let’s GO watch the Caravaggio!”  at LACMA
3 years ago

“Let’s GO watch the Caravaggio!” at LACMA

Photo reproduced with permission © Maria Rose Crane, 2013

The place was packed and I was on my own this time.  The first time was a week before when …
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The Hammer delivers with the Llyn Foulkes Retrospective
3 years ago

The Hammer delivers with the Llyn Foulkes Retrospective

March 20th, 2013

Los Angeles, California

The ease with which some art seduces one into a false sense of comfort is fascinating to behold …
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