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Studios as Hallows

I have been glancing at Hiding Making Showing Creation by Rachel Esner et al., largely about painters re-imagining their craftsman’s workrooms into academic “Studios” for their “studies.” Although this is primarily an Occidental process designed to increase status and income, the book includes the Japanese artist Hokusai. 531 more words

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The station at Figueras - 1924

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  • The station at Figueras
  • Oil on canvas, 51 x 50 cm
  • Private collection

Gallery 1920 – 1929

Salvador Dali

Siphon and small bottle of rum - 1924

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  • Siphon and small bottle of rum
  • Oil on canvas, 49 x 79 cm
  • Fundacion Gala-Salvador Dali, Figueras

Gallery 1920 – 1929

Salvador Dali

Does money or quality define seriously good art? And who said art had to be serious?

The clash of art and business is a mighty one. It’s one that hits close to home as well.

My mother wanted to be – and is, to be fair – a professional artist when she was growing up. 1,096 more words

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Portrait of Manuel de Falla - 1924

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  • Portrait of Manuel de Falla
  • Pencil on paper, 28 x 30 cm
  • The Salvador Dali Museum, St Petersburg (Florida)

Gallery 1920 – 1929

Salvador Dali

Analysis - Portrait of Luis Bunuel (1924)

Dalí met Luis Bunuel at the Royal Academy of Arts in Madrid, where he studied from 1922 until 1926, when he was finally expelled. Bunuel was one of a circle of intellectual friends that greatly influenced Dalí; among them was Frederico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet and playwright. 146 more words

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What one thing will e-Book writers never discover

I bought a large paper bag full of old books for $1 at a used book fund raiser. I chose the books, and among those I chose was a Literary Guild edition of “Essays of Montaigne” published in 1947. 311 more words

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