Stephen Mead

Stephen lived in London until six years ago, where he was invited to lead tours of exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum and give talks for the National Arts Collection Fund (UK) and worked for many educational institutions in Britain. Since moving to the DC area, he has led many tours of the capital’s museums and monuments for tourists, student groups and adults. Stephen is also a professional storyteller and brings his skills in storytelling to the historical and artistic areas he covers in his tours, providing both an educational and enjoyable experience.
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Stephen Mead

Rembrandt Mythological Painting: Philemon and Baucis

A Mythological painting by great Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn that shares a story about Philemon and Baucis, in 1658. Even so, the picture has more the atmosphere of both a religious scene and an episode from classical mythology.

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Modern Art Painting by Arshile Gorkey Understanding Modern Art
Modern Art
Stephen Mead

Understanding Arshile Gorky Modern Art

Arshile Gorky 1904-1948 was an Armenian, later naturalized American, artist.  He was born Vosdanig Adoian in the Armenian province of Van on the eastern border of Ottoman Turkey. When he arrived in America he wanted

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