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The Artist's Timeline: Clovis Trouille

Camille Clovis Trouille was born October 24, 1889 in La Fère, France, and died September 24, 1975 in Paris, France. One of the lost Surrealists, Trouille has become not much more than a footnote in history. 227 more words

Modern Art

A mulatto woman by Eugene Delacroix

This is one of my favorite Delacroix paintings with so much expressiveness and heavy brushstrokes that emphasize all his passion.

“Perfect beauty implies perfect simplicity, a quantity that at first sight does not arouse the emotions which we feel before gigantic works, object whose very disproportion constitutes an element of beauty.” Eugene Delacroix

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