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Artwork of the Day - 11/24/15 (The Meeting (Bonjour Monsieur Courbet), Gustave Courbet)

Daily Artwork — “The Meeting (Bonjour Monsieur Courbet), Gustave Courbet, 1854”

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P is for Pissarro and 'The Golden Age of Peasantry'

My father once told me that the average non-art-appreciator could not differentiate between a Picasso and a Pissarro, and if asked, would most likely define the latter as a French term for a public toilet. 401 more words

Oil Painting

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



Black-Haired Girl with High Skirt – Egon Schiele (1911)

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Jenny Saville
Oil on canvas
336 x 290 cm    132¼ x 114¼” 153 more words


Sex and drugs - Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire  (1821-1867) was a French poet, translator, and literary and art critic whose reputation rests primarily on Les Fleurs du mal , published in 1857, which was undoubtedly the most important and influential poetry collection to appear in Europe in the 19th century. 627 more words


15 Little-Known Facts About Pubic Hair

1. The longest pubic hair in history was 28 inches.

A woman named Maoni Vi from Cape Town, South Africa had a pubic hair that measured 28 inches. 852 more words