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Art History - Lesson 21: Neo-Impressionism

Neo-Impressionism (1886-1900).

This term was coined by French art critic Félix Fénéon in 1886 to describe the art movement first produced by Georges Seurat. As mentioned in my previous post on Post-Impressionism, Seurat’s painting of… 224 more words


Even Now, My Friends -- Is War the Answer?

                                Was war the answer in the days of Kathe Kollwitz? 
Kollwitz had lost a son in WWI.  She opposed the tragedy of war, and here she depicts those who grieve over the state killing in 1919 of a great German worker for peace — Karl Liebknecht. 686 more words

Sneak Preview of Longing To Be Knotted Together feat. illustrator MEGA

A travelling exhibition by french illustrator MEGA has finally landed on our sunny island and we’re stoked to be his final stop. Here’s a glimpse of the artist before we exhibit his works from 2nd December. 943 more words


Japanese Artist and Mirage of Utrillo

Japanese Artist and Mirage of Utrillo

Maurice Utrillo produced many stunning art pieces and this notably applies to amazing cityscapes. He was born in 1883 in Paris and despite many health problems he lived until late 1955. 258 more words

Sawako Utsumi

Masterpieces from the Hermitage; The Legacy of Catherine the Great @ National Gallery of Victoria

The blurb for this exhibition begins Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great showcases one of the world’s greatest art collections. Featuring works by artists including Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez and Van Dyck, the exhibition offers a dazzling array of works including the finest group of Dutch and Flemish art to come to Australia. 185 more words