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Mark Clare in conversation with Logan Sisley

I wanted to start with Gustave Courbet. Thinking about the two works on show in The Hugh Lane, La Fontaine du Réalisme and Le Fantôme du Réalisme… 1,968 more words

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Ask Morgana 102: Gustave Courbet

In olden days a glimpse of stocking
Was looked on as something shocking,
But now, God knows,
Anything Goes.
(Cole Porter)
__________

Before I begin today’s subject, may I just say that I was delighted to hear from… 869 more words

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The Vagina Legal-Logs (NSFW if the Vagina Isn't Art): Why A French Court Interjecting In Vagina Posting Is Bad News?

Someone posted a picture of a vagina on Facebook. Facebook responds predictably and shuts the user down. (Question: when does Facebook not shut down users who post about… 922 more words

Chauvinism Alive Today

Don’t Blame Millennials For Selfies; Blame 18th Century Monarchs

By Susan Sims

Portraiture saw its artistic heyday in the 18th century, when royalty enlisted the world’s greatest artists to convey their monarchical power and immortalize themselves on canvas. 1,148 more words

GUSTAVE COURBET 1819-1877 REALIST PAINTER COMMUNARD REVOLUTIONARY AND THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1848 BY LAURENCE HUMPHRIES

Gustave Courbet ,the founder of Realism lived and painted during the great revolutionary uphevals in 1848 in Europe. Born in the small rural village of Ornans ,Courbet would come to represent the great realist tradition of drawing and representing what he saw. 1,232 more words

GUSTAVE COURBET

with a crackle (haiku)

with a crackle
the doe plucks her breakfast –
a raven takes flight  

Linked to Carpe Diem #676: Orchard, where Camille Pissarro… 393 more words

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

Ask Morgana 093: Meanwhile...

I never actually meant these posts to be daily, but it is a routine I have been enjoying. However, I’m going to step aside for about four days in order to get some other business done. 23 more words

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