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How to Be an Artist, According to Henri Matisse

La danse, 1909.<br>Henri Matisse<br>Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts ArchiveIn the early 20th century, a 30-something Frenchman named Henri Matisse …

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up – an extraordinary testimony to suffering and spirit

Victoria & Albert Museum, London From plaster corsets to prosthetic legs, Frida Kahlo’s possessions reveal the astonishing courage of an artist whose life and work were painfully intertwined<p>There is a self-portrait by Frida Kahlo that shows the artist’s bare torso split in two to expose a shattered …

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This Room Is Thought To Have Been Michelangelo's Secret Hideaway And Drawing Board

It was an art historian's chance discovery of a lifetime. Over 40 years ago, a museum director in Florence, Italy, found a hidden room whose walls were covered in drawings believed to be the work of Michelangelo and his disciples.<p>Although the drawings are not signed by the master, art experts say …

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Colours of Impressionism: Musée d'Orsay paintings show how science fuelled a colour revolution

It's hard to imagine today, but colour has been the subject of significant controversy for much of the history of Western art.<p>In fact it's only …

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Egon Schiele on What It Means to Be an Artist and Why Visionaries Always Come from the Minority

“Envy those who see beauty in everything in the world.”<p>To be an artist is to have a particular orientation to the world — the interior world and the exterior world — the exact composition of which is somewhat like temperature, impossible to deconstruct into individual phenomenological components …

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Paris Match - N°3600 - jeudi 10 mai 2018

DELACROIX GRANDIOSE ET INTIME (3 min) - Le Louvre, associé au Metropolitan Museum of Art, retrace en 180 œuvres le parcours de ce touche-à-tout de …

Filmmaker Jean Renoir Inherited An Artist's Eye For Images

It's not often that a parent and child become masters of two different art forms, but an exhibition at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia proves it's possible: Renoir: Father and Sonexplores the work of 19th-century Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his 20th-century filmmaker son, …

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Whistler’s Mother review – a painting that’s not what it seems

A meticulous study of Anna Whistler, by Daniel E Sutherland and Georgia Toutziari, is a treasure trove of odd information<p>Over the last century and a half Whistler’s mother has been having a high old time. Perhaps 1934 was the giddiest year: Cole Porter name-checked her in “You’re the Top” while the …

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Immersive Exhibition on the Work of Gustav Klimt

Inaugurated on April 13, the Atelier des Lumières, Paris’s leading digital art center, began its program with an immersive exhibition on the work of …

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece review – an extraordinary reversal

Auguste Rodin never saw the Parthenon and believed it should one day return, like the human beings who made it, to dust. When the greatest of all classical monuments was damaged by an earthquake in 1894, he campaigned against its restoration. Given the profound influence of classical art on his own …

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Revolutionary Rodin and Tahiti before Gauguin – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece</b><br>The revolutionary meets the classic in this blockbuster encounter between the great sculptor of the impressionist age and the Hellenic art he loved.<br>• At the British Museum, London, 26 April-29 July.<p>Sign up to the Art Weekly newsletter<p>Data …

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How Impressionism Became Expressionism: A New Exhibition Traces Claude Monet’s Influence on the New York School

Exhibitions<p>The Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris juxtaposes 10 works by Monet with 20 by American titans.<p>,<p>Abstract Expressionism, the movement that …

Van Gogh's Intense Relationship with Japan and its Art

April 10, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

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It is hard to imagine that Cézanne’s paintings were considered disturbingly ugly during his lifetime.<p>When his dealer, the powerful Ambroise Vollard, placed one of his Bather paintings prominently in his gallery window, it drew a hostile response.<p>Even the progressive critic Charles Morice was …

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Monet & Architecture review – glorious pleas for humanity show Monet in a new light

In 1918, an artist who was in his late 70s gave the French state a spectacular gift. Claude Monet, who happened to be an old friend of the prime minister, Georges Clemenceau, offered a series of dizzying paintings of his waterlily pond as a national symbol of peace, to mark the end of a murderous …

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‘Monet & Architecture’ Review: Watching a Painter Build His Career

Architecture provided indispensable scaffolding on which to hang the evanescent effects the artist captured on canvas.<p>London<p>The French Impressionist Claude Monet’s paintings of landscape, lush gardens and the sea as captured in sunlight or through veils of atmospheric effects have largely defined …

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