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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

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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

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Editor's Space: Gustave Courbet // L'Origine du Monde

L’Origine du Monde, or The Origin of the World, by Gustave Courbet is probably even more famous after a teacher in France took Facebook to court after they suspended his account after he posted this painting. 59 more words

Editor's Space

No 359 Gustave Courbet

“I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota.” Gustave Courbet,  a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting, was born on June 10, 1819.

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The Artists World 19

Gustave Courbet 1819-1877 Sef Portrait 1844-45

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Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things. – Gustave Courbet http://ift.tt/1OQPMcD

Gustave Courbet

Elective Affinities, hors-série: Noti Klagka

Desperation, some three hundred years apart, and for apparently very different reasons (comparison established by Noti Klagka). 44 more words

Elective Affinities