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As I get ready to dash off to New York today (no fooling!) I've been thinking of this painting, Broadway Boogie Woogie, by Dutch painter, Piet Mondrian. If you haven't heard of Mondrian and don't remember the Partridge Family bus (which makes me feel painfully sad AND old), then here's a quick recap about this inspired piece: Mondrian spent several years in Paris and London, but his final years were spent in his favorite town, New York City. He'd been developing his style for much of his career, but it was in Manhattan that the rhythms of jazz music came to life on the streets below his apartment as he looked out the window and saw the quick staccato movements...

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