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Taxco, Oro print Hugo Brehme photography

Today’s artists are still being inspired by Hugo Brehme photography

Mexican artists may have been introduced to modernity through photography, and one of the foremost Mexican photographers of the early 20th century, Hugo Brehme (1882-1954), has been cited as an influence on the country’s best known artist from the period, Diego Rivera. Brehme was a German immigrant imbued with the European Romantic tradition, which...

‘Historic Houses’ packed with inspirational Christmas decor

  ‘Christmas at Historic Houses’ by Patricia Hart McMillan and Katharine Kaye McMillan, Hardcover, 224 pages. “Christmas at Historic Houses” is a lively celebration of classic architecture in full Christmas regalia. “Historic Houses” illustrates and shares brief histories and background information on dozens of noteworthy historical American houses, including magnificent estates like the Biltmore,...