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Toulouse-Lautrec's Gratin of Pumpkin

When browsing through a cookbook some recipes literally leap from the pages and beg for more attention.  Generally it is the ingredient combination that appeals to me first, but in this case it was the recipe combined with a wonderful tale of the origins of the dish, being inspired by the colours of a piece of artwork.   433 more words


La cama

Ellos se miran con dulzura,
mientras trazos de sábanas
los envuelven.
Las  líneas, empiezan a tomar forma y la importancia del sujeto
se tiñe de cálido. 7 more words


Historia a partir de una imagen

Jane Avril abandona el <Moulin Rouge>,1893
Óleo y gouache sobre cartón

Era 1893 cuando Jane Avril caminaba, sumergida en sus pensamientos. Sus ropas oscuras contrastaban el fondo de la transitada calle. 191 more words


Highlights of medieval Albi, France

We truly enjoyed our visit to beautiful Albi last year.

This medieval town, 77 kilometers northeast of Toulouse, is well worth a visit on your trip to southern France. 258 more words


The Fascinating Toulouse-Lautrec


A work of art is sufficient onto itself but sometimes the back story is so intriguing as to add additional spice and flavor to the work. 279 more words

Creating Inexpensive Wall Art

The Creative Spark in Film: Artist Biopics

I can’t stay away from movies about artists, no matter how sentimentalized they are (or even how far they may stray from the truth). I recently wrote a “listicle” about artist biopics for Biography.com; you can read it here.

Books And Other Reading

Advanced: L'expo Toulouse-Lautrec au Moma

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec est un artiste français très populaire du dix-neuvième siècle. Il est peintre (postimpressionisme), illustrateur et lithographe (Art-Nouveau). Il meurt jeune, à l’âge de 37 ans. 163 more words