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This Is Our Poem

Where the words fail
the music picks up
and you realize it’s team work
a ‘wolf pack’ – a Boyden description.
Bring us into the moment… 211 more words

Martin Durkin

To simply gaze into the face of Matisse

By Lilly Oosthuizen

ONE MOMENT OF awe in this widely publicised exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse is his quick and bold portraits: in particular his self-portrait; … 305 more words


Dancer in Blue Tutu

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954): Dancer in Blue Tutu, 1942 (Oil on canvas) – In 1942, Matisse would eliminate extraneous details that characterized his depictions of Odalisqes in the 1920s. 35 more words


Dinner's Debris

Still Life with Purro I, 1904 by Henri Matisse

Sunday lunch

served in sunshine 44 more words


Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World

Rather like Mariana, the young girl in Laurence Anholt’s new book about Frida Kahlo, I have been a little scared of Frida. She seems so different, and intimidating. 257 more words


Lucien Hervé: The Master of Contrast

On the 7th of August 1910, photographer Lucien Hervé (née László Elkán) was born in Hódmezõvásárhely, Hungary. He is remembered for his distinctive black-and-white photographs of strong visual contrast. 883 more words

Art History

Picasso's coeur d'artichaut

Holey moley heavens to Betsy, Picasso sure was popular with the ladies. But before I dive into this, perhaps I should channel my inner Sound of Music  925 more words