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January 17th, 2014

Monthly Essay: Windows and Mirrors

Posted By Rafael Rojas
Soft shores - Isle of Harris, Scotland
Some time ago I attended an exhibition at the Hermitage museum of Lausanne, Switzerland. Under the enticing title of “Windows”, a great number of paintings from artists like Matisse, Rothko and Magritte, among others, lured the visitor with the symbolic and metaphorical meaning of windows in the arts. Painting after painting, windows appeared in many …