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Edouard Vuillard, Mother and Child, 1890, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: Intimate Spaces—Maternal Harmony, A Mother and Child

INTIMATE SPACES MATERNAL HARMONY, A MOTHER AND CHILD   Conceive of a picture as a series of harmonies. Edouard Vuillard, Private Journal, 1890 French artists Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) applied the warm colors as well as broken brush strokes of the Impressionists to create their own expressive interpretations of domestic life. The above image […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac

Please double–click on the images to enlarge or enhance them.    Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac Auguste Rodin’s Balzac in the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden has always intrigued me. I’m still not quite certain how to react to this work of art which Rodin considered the result of my lifetime, the pivot of my aesthetic.  When I was […]

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