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Amour, Imagination, Rêve (AIR)

I’m sure everyone in their 20s and 30s knows already about the french electro duo AIR. The acronym stands for Amour Imagination Rêve, which defines well the tone of their airy and downtempo tracks. 44 more words

Band Crush

Finding Your Way In: Tips for approaching an artwork you’ve never seen before

One of the things people assume about you when they learn that you’re an art historian (and one of the things that we jokingly say about ourselves!) is that we make brilliant dinner party conversation.   1,105 more words

Art Analysis

To Obey or Isabey -- That is the Question

French artist Jean-Baptiste Isabey, like Max Ernst; is another artist who has both happy and sad anniversaries during the month of April.  Isabey was born in Nancy, France, on 11 April 1767; and died on 18 April, 1855. 105 more words

Street Art

Van Gogh 3D Animation | Luca Agnani - Video Mapping Studio

For the Sheer Beauty of It, Van Gogh and Monet on a Winter Wednesday:

Brought to You by Your Curated Information Blog, Create & Be Well… 149 more words

A Feminist Re-Interpretation of Renoir's 'La Loge'

I have recently begun tutoring a student in A-level art history, which has had the happy side-effect of bringing me back in touch with many paintings I have not examined for a long time.  1,060 more words

Art Analysis

Q&A with "Anne de Champagne," a French painter

(Note: This Q&A was conducted partly via email, and partly in person, in French. The translation into English is mine: the French version follows the English one. 2,589 more words


An Artist In Paris, 1996

Obviously, everyone knows what has happened in Paris and my thoughts are with the Parisians and French people. I’ve only been to Paris once, in December 1996. 690 more words