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SCENES FROM PARIS (June 10-14, 2016) In the Musee D’Orsay, home of the world’s greatest collection of impressionistic art, hundreds of people cluster close to the famous paintings by Monet, Manet, Degas, Van Gogh, etc. Rather than actually looking at the paintings, a surprising number of them pause only long enough to take a photo on their phone or ipad before moving on to the next one. The desire, it seems, is not to actually experience the painting but to … Continue reading

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