Art Lessons from my Coffee Table Books

What Matisse and Cézanne taught me about color, pattern and creating order

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An array of coffee table art books. Photo by Susan Caba
An array of the author’s coffee-table art books. Photo by Susan Caba

Glossy, glamorous and lush with photos and generally sparse on words, they’re called coffee table books. The term is vaguely pejorative. It’s as though these gorgeous tomes…

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SantaBGirl

Writer, Collaborator & Idea Person: Traveling house-sitter, thrift-store denizen, resale maven and former newspaper reporter. Inspired by people and art.