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GEORGES SEURAT

‘Bathers at Asnières’, painted by French post-impressionist artist Georges Seurat, is a piece of art that you must witness in person. From a picture, the painting looks somewhat dull and washy in colour; simply not doing it justice. 330 more words
Art

The Mare Stands Puzzled (Bussokusekika – La Thangue Poems)

The mare stands puzzled /
looking over her shoulder – /
the vast silence grows. /
The pale horse shifts nervously – /
still, the farmer’s feet are still / 23 more words

The dream archives

I went to Paris last weekend for the Salon du Dessin, as I’ve done every year for the last four years, but I must confess I was much more excited about seeing an exhibition at the Orangerie called… 266 more words

Museums

Portrait News

A hidden self-portrait by Seurat rediscovered

An article by Aviva Burnstock (Head of the Department of Conservation & Technology, Courtauld Institute, London) and Karen Serres (Schroder Foundation Curator of Paintings, Courtauld Institute) in the April edition of… 763 more words

News

No 293 Georges Seurat

“Let’s go and get drunk on light again – it has the power to console.” Georges Seurat who died March 29, 1891.

Art

The World is a Picnic

The world is a picnic to which every one takes his basket, to carry back whatever he can grasp.
~Adélaïde Dufrénoy

Painting by Georges Seurat

Tales & Poesies