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Wordless Wednesday- 12/6/17

Grasset, Eugène. La Belle Jardiniere. Woodblock color print. 1896. 


Eugène Delacroix – Liberty Leading the People (1830)

“If you are not skillful enough to sketch a man jumping out of a window in the time it takes him to fall from the fourth storey to the ground, you will never be able to produce great works”, 182 more words

Eugène Delacroix

Wordless Wednesday- 11/29/17

Sisley, Alfred. November Afternoon. 1881. Oil on canvas. Private collection (?)

Opening: Alliance Francaise "Homage to the UAE" Sinyar art exhibition, 22 Nov

SINYAR Art Exhibition


“Sinyar” in Emirati dialect was a word used for group caravan departures. It is precisely a collective exhibition organized by the Alliance Française Dubai at La Galerie from November 22nd to January 14th. 71 more words

Le Palais des Merveilles by Clovis Trouille

Le Palais des Merveilles (1907-1927) is a celebration of life and sexuality. The figures are the most significant component of the painting’s narrative, depicting the theatrics of life. 345 more words

Modern Art

Historic Painting: "The Funeral of Shelley" by Louis Édouard Fournier, 1889.

On July 8, 1822, Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet, drowned in a sudden storm in the Gulf of Spezia, in Italy. His body washed ashore, and according to local regulations, Shelley’s corpse had to be dealt with pretty much immediately. 350 more words

19th Century

Wordless Wednesday- 10/18/17

Gauguin, Paul. By the Stream, Autumn. 1885. Oil on Canvas. Private Collection.