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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