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Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec and Suzanne Valadon

Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec and Suzanne Valadon

(Note: originally published on 9/28/2012.) For my Live and Learn class. Her name was Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938): laundress, horse back rider, trapeze performer, model, and artist—-and by the way, the mother of renowned painter Maurice Utrillo.  Maria as she was called then, met Laturec when she was only 18, probably around the time she posed for his […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Shopping with the Impressionists–Inside Fashion, Manet & Renoir

Fashion is timeless.  Here’s a blog that I wrote in June, 2013 in connection with a special exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the Impressionists and the art of fashion.     Fashion is absolutely necessary for a painter. It’s what matters the most. Edouard Manet, 1881* Illustrated journals and magazines advertising the newest […]

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