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International Klein Blue: The Story of Ultramarine And The Man Who Patented It

French contemporary artist Yves Klein was so obsessed with the dry ultramarine pigment that the binding agent he invented for it is now synonymous with his work. 580 more words


Exhibition: admire Watteau in Haarlem

Brussels’ Bozar and the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille organized a sprawling Watteau exhibition in 2013. What impressed me there, were not his paintings, but Watteau’s drawings. 516 more words


Versailles - Treasures from the Palace @ National Gallery of Australia

This exhibition draws on a world that does not exist in Australia. If you walk through large public buildings in Australia you mainly see understated and sleek. 151 more words


Art of the Day - 01/10/17 (Young Woman Powdering Herself, Georges Seurat)

Daily Artwork — “Young Woman Powdering Herself, Georges Seurat, 1889-90”

Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an  28 more words


Artist in Focus: Frédéric Bazille

Impressionism was not just an artistic movement. It was a way of seeing which radically changed the path of art, paving the way to practically every contemporary creative vision which followed whether it be abstract expressionism or visceral photorealism, or even works of sculpture and photography. 479 more words


The Grand Tier

The Grand Tier by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The French artist was born this day in 1864.


A Moment of Zen: Agathe de Bailliencourt's 'Here from Here' In Aloft At Hermès

From 28 October 2016 to 5 February 2017, you can immerse yourself in the tranquility of French artist Agathe de Bailliencourt‘s site-specific work ‘ 146 more words