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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


The Sleepers

Inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s poem Femmes damnees Delphine et Hippolyte (Damned Women Delphine and Hippolyte) from his famous collection Fleurs du mal (Flowers of Evil)  123 more words


Porters From a Paris Auction House Have Been Jailed For Operating a Secret Crime-Ring

A French judge has jailed 30 porters who worked at one of Paris’ leading auction houses for the theft of artifacts and artwork worth millions of dollars. 31 more words


Ya Hala Monsieur Courbet

Ya Hala Monsieur Courbet – Digital Print on Epson water resistant textured matte canvas 375g/m2 250x125cm

This is my reinterpretation of Courbet’s “The Meeting” also known as “Wealth meeting Genius” or “Bonjour Monsieur Courbet” . 558 more words