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La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910 (and a little bit of Toulouse-Lautrec) at the Art Gallery of Alberta

The most important thing to say about the current exhibition on the second floor of the Art Gallery of Alberta is that it is  a magnificent, overwhelming survey of the graphic arts produced in Paris in the decades around 1895.  1,912 more words

Artsy Stuff


Was riding a high
hadn’t felt this in a long time
you made me happy
that someone like you still existed 125 more words

New books from the Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

Over the weekend, my wife and I found ourselves at the Seattle Art Museum without children.  She left me in the book store while she ran other errands.  358 more words


Chris's Sport on Freeview Guide - Issue 7.5

Chris’s Sport on Freeview Guide – Issue 7.5

Hello – welcome to this week’s guide which includes an interview with Craig Whitfield, creator of www.janeavril.net… 1,380 more words

Jane Avril - CanCan Dancer - Toulouse Lautrec Subject - Subject of Moulin Rouge Movies

Jan Avril

Jane Avril (1868–1943) was a French can-can dancer made famous by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec through his paintings.

Extremely thin, ‘given to jerky movements and sudden contortions’, she was nicknamed La Mélinite, after  an explosive. 131 more words

La Goulue - Queen of the Montmartre - Toulouse Lautrec Subject

Louise Weber (13 July 1866, Alsace-Lorraine – 30 January 1929) was a French can-can dancer who performed under the stage name  La Goulue (“the glutton”) 1 She also was referred to as the Queen of Montmartre.  210 more words

Moulin de la Galette - Subject of 19th Century Painters

Moulin de la Galette – Vincent Van Gogh 1889

Moulin de la Galette – Toulouse Lautrec 1886

Mouline de la Galette – Renoir 1876

Moulin de la Galette was a type of gaslight, dance hall district at the site of a windmill thatperched near the top of Montmarte in Paris.  It has repeatedly been painted.