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Edward J. Sullivan on Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art

Today we’re very pleased to share some words from eminent scholar Edward J. Sullivan, author of, most recently, From San Juan to Paris and Back: Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of Impressionism, which is hot off the presses.  The book offers new insight into both Oller and

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Unraveling Ravel

It will soon be the 100th anniversary of the famous first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring in Paris, the orchestral-ballet piece that incited a near riot in the crowds during its premiere. Upon seeing the unusual costumes, choreography and hearing the avante-garde music, the audience hissed and

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