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"The artist must be a philosopher..."

“The artist must be a philosopher…

Socrates the skilled sculptor, Jean-Jacques the good musician, and the immortal Poussin, tracing on the canvas the sublime lessons of philosophy, are so many proofs that an artistic genius should have no other guide except the torch of reason.”

— Jacques-Louis David, French, painter


Modern Sauce

My cousin, Jaimie, picked me up from my house at noon and we headed for the arts district in Downtown Dallas. I made her stop for coffee on the way. 861 more words

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Le Petit Palais, in the heart of Paris has two shows dedicated to 18th century art on now through July 9, 2017. One is Le Baroque des Lumières featuring the best paintings from Parisian churches and the other is De Watteau à David. 54 more words




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Next Semester

This week was registration, and thankfully I was able to get into all my classes. I am really excited for Green Piece as my art history elective. 213 more words

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