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Mark Catesby at the Gibbes | The Chatterer and the Magnolia

by Peter Ingle

THE CHATTERER, with its dynamic mask and bristly tuft of hair, is front and center in this composition, but the Magnolia steals the show. It’s one of the few instances (in this exhibit) where Catesby combined fauna and flora and shined the brightest light on the latter. Despite the bird being beautifully painted in... Read »

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It is with life as it is with art: the deeper one penetrates, the broader the view.                   
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