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Before El Greco Was El Greco

El Greco didn’t always paint tall, eerie, twisted figures.  He wasn’t always so extravagant. It took him many years to make paintings his own way, to find that way. In Crete, where he was from, he did traditional religious pictures. … Continue reading

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