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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 →

Casa Batlló: My Dream Home

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com Over 13 months ago, my husband and I sold our condo in Los Angeles to go on the road to... 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 →

Fear of a Book Event in Madrid

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com Last night, I went to my first international book event for Oil and Marble (Leonardo y Miguel Angel in Spanish)... Continue Reading →

Up Close with Renoir in Madrid

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates about my novels and other news, please visit my new website at https://stephaniestorey.com The artwork must grab you, envelop you, transport you... -Pierre-Auguste Renoir When I came to Spain, I expected to get... Continue Reading →

12 Art Museums That Will Change the Way You See the World

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news/posts, please visit: https://stephaniestorey.com On my most recent trip to Europe, I realized that a few art museums have profoundly affected the way I see the world. These... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Must See Art in Spain

(You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For an updated version of this post, please go to: https://stephaniestorey.com/blog/top-10-must-see-art-in-spain Since my novel, Oil and Marble, is art historical fiction and was recently translated into Spanish, a lot of fans ask what art MUST they... Continue Reading →

Hometowns of Famous Artists

You've reached my OLD WEBSITE. For updates on my novels and other news/posts, please visit https://stephaniestorey.com Here's a secret: If you visit an artist's birthplace, some of their creative genius will rub off on you... and if THAT doesn't work, then at... Continue Reading →

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