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Take a hike day!

November 17 is Take a Hike Day! Are you planning on taking a hike today?

“The Meeting” is a painting by French realist painter Gustave Courbet. 60 more words

Book Review: Monet - Lost in Translation, Suzanne Greub (ed)

“Monet – Lost in Translation”
Suzanne Greub, editor
Hirmer Verlag, November/December 2015
Hardback, 29.8 x 24.7 cm (11.7 x 9.7 in), 240 pp., £36.00/$55.00
ISBN 978 3 7774 2428 6… 1,510 more words


Inspired by..

Nice news today that I’ve been included in Saatchi’s ‘Inspired by Impressionism..’ series.

I’m not actually particularly inspired by Impressionism, but last year one of my paintings (‘Waves in the Rain, Singing Sands Bay’, above) was compared to Gustave Courbet by the Curator of French Art at the National Gallery of Scotland. 181 more words


Why do you allow it to dominate the brain,

This feeling things have come to roost, right here and now?

Like a writer out of style, steep yourself in porno, 119 more words


Impressionism Revenge of the Nice

Documentary from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Matthew Collings has a wonderfully simple and funny way of making you understand the when, where, why and how of important is art so this programme will get your head around impressionism in a couple of hours. 92 more words


Feminist Monday: L'Origine du monde (1866), Gustave Courbet

Origin of the World, oil on canvas, 46 cm × 55 cm (18 in × 22 in), 1886, Gustave Courbet – Photography, Unknown. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons… 475 more words


Homage to Manet

A Studio at Batignolles (also called Homage to Manet), 1870

Les Batignolles was the district where Édouard Manet and many of the future Impressionists lived. 276 more words