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New Novel Coming April 2020

(You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please go to: https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/new-novel-coming-apri It's finally official. My new novel is Raphael, Painter in Rome It will be published (once again by Arcade) in April 2020 in time... Continue Reading →

If I sign yours, you sign mine

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For the latest, please visit https://stephaniestorey.com Today, I retire my old, beaten up copy of Oil and Marble. I've carried this copy all over the world, asking fans, friends, and family to sign it. "If... Continue Reading →

Be an Unreasonable Artist

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please visit: https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/be-an-unreasonable-artist I just started reading Gaudi: a biography by Gijs Van Hensbergen and the opening quote is from George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman: "The reasonable man... Continue Reading →

See the Della Robbia Exhibit at the National Gallery

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news, please visit my new site at: https://stephaniestorey.com These days, media alerts and anger overwhelm our lives. We're all swimming in the constant noise of distrust, disunity and distaste. All sides... Continue Reading →

On Revisiting the Last Supper

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please visit: https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/on-revisiting-the-last-supper I haven't posted in a couple of weeks. It's not because I haven't had things to say -- we've been traveling through Europe, so I have... Continue Reading →

7 Reasons to Visit Cezanne’s Studio

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news, please visit my new site at: https://stephaniestorey.com Are you planning a trip to Southern France and trying to decide whether a trip to Cezanne's studio in Aix-en-Provence... Continue Reading →

To Succeed as an Artist, Seek an Unbalanced Life: Lessons from Gaudi

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please visit https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/to-succeed-as-an-artist-seek-an-unbalanced-life I hear it all the time: To be happy, you must seek balance. "The only way to be a successful human being is to NOT... Continue Reading →

Gaudi’s La Pedrera: Night or Day?

Nearly everyone's "Must See" list in Barcelona includes a visit to the Antoni Gaudi apartment building Casa Milà (commonly called La Pedrera). It's widely considered a modernist masterpiece and WELL worth a trip. But when you go to buy your tickets, you'll... Continue Reading →

To Be a Cubist, You Have to Have Been Born in Malaga

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com One of our first stops in Spain was the Reina Sofia in Madrid to see Guernica. Seeing Pablo Picasso's anti-war masterpiece... Continue Reading →

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