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Sculpting The Legends: Emmanuel Frémiet

Best known for his life size equine statues of Joan Of Arc and Napoleon I,  Emmanuel Frémiet has been called “the leading sculptor of animals in his day” and his work can be found in towns and museums in France and several parts of Europe. 275 more words

Joan Of Arc

Picabia in Three

From the exhibit, wonderfully entitled Our Heads Are Round So Our Thoughts Can Change Direction, a trio of pieces by one of the most multifaceted of 20th-Century artists you’ve probably never heard of, … 143 more words


She Bathes

The Tub Edgar Degas 1886

Such a private moment

Curtains ruffle at the open window

The evening light slips through

The house

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Man Ray, Ingre’s Violin, 1924


Henri Rousseau, Carnival Evening, 1885

Rousseau is best known for his Impressionistic paintings that are often rendered in what is called Primitive or Native style. Here Rousseau depicts two small unmoving figures in what appears to be carnival dress. 48 more words