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14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665) - "Certainly the way Vermeer captured subtle changes of light and focus seems to anticipate photography: some features appear in focus, while others seem out of focus, and objects are depicted with a foreshortening that resembles that seen in photographs -- this is perhaps one reason why he appeals to us today."

from The Paris Review

Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

Gabriel García Márquez has died, at eighty-seven. The Paris Review interviewed him in 1981

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Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

"Het puttertje" (El jilguero) - Carel Frabritius (1622-1654), pintor holandés nacido en Midden-Beemster el 27 de febrero de 1622 y fallecido el 12 de octubre de 1654 en Delft. Discípulo de Rembrandt y profesor de Vermeer.

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Who Knew Andy Warhol Was A Book Person?

New Exhibition Explores Andy Warhol's Relationship With Books

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Famous Authors Share The First Books They Ever Loved

8 Famous Authors On The First Book They Ever Loved

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The 20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books of All Time

The 20 Most Beautiful Children's Books of All Time

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Imaginary Food Diaries Of Famous Authors

Imaginary Food Diaries Of Famous Authors