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Now I Become Myself

Fortunately, for me, I have had the encouragement of wonderfully, artistic, women, in my life.

People who have enriched me through words and pictures and canvas. 222 more words


An Impression of Impressionism

April 3, 2016

A Baudelaire observation—the discerning eye of the princes was attuned to high fashion and every little color of modern Paris. They satiated their hunger with meandering looks taken from their frivolous walks to and fro the neighborhood of Batignolles. 708 more words


Illusions of reality: the paintings of Jean-Léon Gérôme

I have already considered some of the highly detailed and ‘finished’ paintings of Jean-Léon Gérôme in the context of narrative. In taking me back to look at his work again, I realised that there was a lot more that needs to be said. 2,852 more words


Mary Cassatt or Mary Stevenson?

Unbelievable! Mary Cassatt’s father once said that he would rather see her dead than be a professional artist…

Her father was a successful stockbroker and land speculator. 74 more words

Mary Cassatt's Chateau de Beaufresne

Chateau de Beaufresne

Mary Cassatt lived at Chateau de Beaufresne in Le Mesnil-Theribus in the Oise, north east of Paris, during the final decades of her life.   261 more words

Artists In Paris

Research Point: Vuillard, Cassatt and Degas

Look at the work of Vuillard, Mary Cassatt and Degas and make notes on their approaches to composition.

Edouard Vuillard (1868 – 1940)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Vuillard (accessed 15/10/2015)

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Part Five: Research And Reflection

Turner At The Clark

Cris and I took the afternoon off today and went to the Clark in Williamstown.  A lovely drive up Route 2.

There was only one Turner, but it was in a room of its own.   57 more words

Jon Crispin