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Tap and tap - At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance by Toulouse-Lautrec

Music resonates across the ballroom of the café surrounded by soft brown and green coloured leaves covering the windows, hiding the space from the hostility of the city. 224 more words

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"Trompe-l'œil," by Michel Ragon (Extract; introduction and version originale followed by translation)

“If Ragon’s erudition is immense, it has always been irrigated by the blood and misery of real life.”

— François Nourissier

Anarchist, bouquiniste, novelist, art and architecture… 3,985 more words

Should This Painting be Destroyed? In Defense of Dana Schutz

A painting in this year’s Whitney Biennial is being protested and some are asking that the foul creation be destroyed. If you don’t know the story behind this, it would be good to look at the painting first to get your own, unbiased impression. 6,074 more words

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Today - Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera

A multitude of flowers fill the immense wicker basket set on the back of man. Innocent and pretty, the pink and violet flowers embalm a fresh scented perfume reminiscent of a meadow at dawn in the middle of spring. 268 more words

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