WELCOME IN JUNE! If French master Henri-Toulouse Lautrec (1864-1901) figured as one of the ground-breaking artists of posters in Paris, Edward Penfield (1866-1925) was the leading innovator in the United States. His calendars featured in this blog were considered works of art.
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After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world. Christian Dior* Jan Frans van Dael (1764-1840) was a Flemish artist who made his name in Paris creating intricate and richly colored arrangements of flowers. Christian Dior (1905-1957) revolutionized the world of French fashion, especially during the post-World War II period. *Attributed, […]
Afterwards I was sorry I hadn’t asked for colours from pere Tanguy anyway, although there isn’t the least advantage in that—on the contrary–but he’s such a funny fellow and I still think of him often. Don’t forget to say hello to him for me if you see him, and tell him that if he’d like […]
ART NOUVEAU THIS WEEK THE BEAUTY & THE ZODIAC A style of decorative art, architecture, and design prominent in western Europe and the United States from about 1890 until World War I and characterized by intricate linear designs and flowing curves based on natural forms. Art Nouveau, definition from Oxford Dictionaries […]
Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. HONORING VAN GOGH LES FLEURS OF PARIS This week we are remembering Vincent van Gogh, in honor of the 125th anniversary of his death. highlighting works of art like Vase with Cornflowers and Poppies created during the artist’s years in Paris from 1886-1888. Last year, […]
Click on the images to enhance or enlarge them. MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM: THE CASE OF MADAME X There was a grand disturbance before the portrait all day. In a few minutes I found John dodging behind doors to avoid friends who looked grave. By the corridors he took me to see it. I was disappointed in […]