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The Italian Impressionist: Giuseppe De Nittis - 2

By 1880, De Nittis was well-established and commercially successful, as I have explained in the previous article in this series.

Artistically he had extensive contacts in London, Paris, Naples, and beyond. 1,006 more words


The Italian Impressionist: Giuseppe De Nittis - 1

When researching my recent series on ‘vanished’ Impressionists, I stumbled across one painter whose work was shown at the First Impressionist Exhibition in 1874, who showed great talent (if not genius), technical ability, and artistic innovation, but who is today almost forgotten: the Italian… 829 more words


A Trip to the Museum & Why We Do it for the Process

This is a letter to myself, to artists, and to those who support us.  And for museum goers.  And beauty lovers.  And pretty much anyone with a dream, aspirations, fear, passion, and/or a soul.   456 more words


Poetry Workshop

Attended a poetry workshop earlier today at the Fitz, across town. Harvested some of the more reasonable products below – four in response to artworks I’ve included (doubled up on the Rodin), and the last a prompt. 488 more words

Pink Poesy

[ART] 7 Famous Artists with Disabilities / who suffered Diseases

1. FRIDA KAHLO – surgical brace for spine


Frida movie, 2002 // Frida Kahlo’s La Columna Rota (The Broken Column)

Kahlo wore a surgical brace that was necessary after a bus accident. 166 more words


Fact or Fallacy in The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

I was introduced to this novel by a local book club. I would have never picked it up on my own volition. However, I couldn’t be more ecstatic that I had the opportunity to indulge in this read! 1,053 more words


Vanished French Impressionists, 7: Latouche, Lepic, Lépine

Another three names which have all but disappeared from the roll-call of Impressionism: this time a colour merchant who has completely vanished, a Napoleonic general’s grandson, and a pre-Impressionist taught by Corot. 1,441 more words