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From Flickr: "Village in Winter" by lluisribesmateu1969

c. 1868. Oil on canvas. 44,5 x 54 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt. 1406.

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Coupe-coupe au Tonkin

Coupe-coupe au Tonkin  

Grüß Gott !

Les soldats français, au Tonkin, achèvent les blessés, exécutent les prisonniers, tranchent les têtes.

A la conquête du Tonkin / Journal de marche d’un Turco / 1885-1887 / Emile Deguine / L’Harmattan / 2009: 1,371 more words

Happy Anniversary MIA!

MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS & JAMES J. HILL FAMILY 100 YEAR RELATIONSHIP

by Eileen R. McCormack

 In 1913 when the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts began planning for the construction of the present Minneapolis Institute of Arts building, trustee and Saint Paul resident and art collector James J. 593 more words

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Female nudity and its place in art history- an essay on Courbet and Trockel

In February 2011, the Copenhagen based artist Frode Steinicke posted a photograph of Courbet’s 1866 painting ‘L’origine du monde’ on his Facebook page and was shocked to find that it was quickly removed. 1,600 more words

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PARIS ART EXHIBITIONS: FAFI 2.0 at GALERIE LJ (Artist ~ FAFI)

Obsessed with the number and variety of pictures we take in every day, the most recent solo show of Fafi, “Fafi 2.0,” questions the legitimacy of the iconic images of today. 91 more words

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Courbet Still Causing Trouble

Gustav Courbet’s 149 year old painting, L’Origine du monde is still making waves, proving it a masterpiece indeed.  From The Verge:

A 149-year-old vagina is at the center of a legal dispute involving France, Facebook, and online censorship. 174 more words

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GROTE, BLEKE VROUWEN 1

PORTRETTEN

It was weird, the geometry of reality, he thought. How it changed depending on where you stood.

Martin Cruz Smith, Stalin’s Ghost

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Tijdens een reis door vier musea keek de dichter Baudelaire mij drie keer aan. 2,413 more words

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