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Day 6. Mad Man

The Man Made Mad by Fear (1843/44), by Gustave Courbet.

There’s probably no label which has been more simplified and twisted other than that of realism. 244 more words

365 Days Challenge

Tails of Wonder

Oh my pugness! The DMA staff has been going mutts over Dress Your Pet Up Day on January 14! We were so excited that we decided to start celebrating a little bit early this year. 1,333 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art

Postcard 6

Gustave Courbet (French, 1819 – 1877)

Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, 1862

Oil on canvas, 100.3 x 73.3 cm


Soul Food. Loches

Off to Loches to look at some art.

The first exhibition was in the wonderful Lansyer Museum.

To go there is to go back to the 1830s. 878 more words


Pictures of the day #2

Pictures that I dwell on while preparing for and writing my dissertation. / Ezekkel a képekkel találkoztam ma disszertációra való ráhangolódásként.

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Controversy in Allegory: Masson and Courbet

On the 28th of October 1987, the French Surrealist artist André Masson died at the respectable age of 91 in Paris. Important exponent of automatism in the visual arts, Masson worked in a manner equivalent to the literary ‘stream of consciousness’, allowing his hand free rein from conscious thought and premeditated composition. 815 more words