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Van Gogh

Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh, Words and Colors—The Sea and the Stars

Reposted blog.   Colour expresses something by itself……. Vincent van Gogh’s passages on color in his letters to his brother Theo and other correspondents, not only complement some of his greatest paintings, but are sometimes works of art in themselves.  He was very knowledgeable about color theory and studied the subject intensively. Here is just […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Van Gogh & Impressionist Hassam—the Art of Cathedrals & Churches

    Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) were drawn to architectural structures such as churches.  For example the cathedral above by Hassam in Spain, dates from the Renaissance period, while the French church below by Van Gogh, combines Romanesque and Gothic styles.  How would you compare each […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home--Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Arts Everyday Living: Inside a French Home–Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere!

Reposted blog.         INSIDE A FRENCH HOME FLOWERS, FLOWERS, EVERYWHERE!     God loved the flowers and invented soil.  Man loved the flowers and invented vases. Jacques Deval French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is often defined as a practitioner of intimism, an art movement rooted in the home interiors and middle-class daily living of late […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Toulouse-Lautrec: Women of the Belle Epoque Up Close

Reposted blog. TOULOUSE-LAUTREC WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE CLOSE-UP   Only the figure exists.  Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition….* Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Women dominate the French master Touloouse-Lautrec’s artistic vision, from his countess mother to Jane Avril and La Goulue of the Moulin Rouge to the occupants of a […]

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