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Portrait de Mademoiselle Erna Carise

Kees van Dongen (Dutch/French, 1877-1968) – Portrait de Mademoiselle Erna Carise (Oil on canvas) – Rather than focusing on color, he sought to capture the elongated, supine elegance of the women of his era using a reduced palette. 44 more words


Tefaf’17: Менее старые мастера

Вторая часть рассказа про Tefaf_Mirrors’17, про менее старые зеркала (в каком-то смысле их можно назвать modern, но в истории искусства оно обычно для других вещей используется). 101 more words

Mirrors In Art

Tefaf'17: Modern Mirrors

Part #2 of the Tefaf_Mirrors’17, with more ‘modern’ art works (‘modern’ is a relative term). 544 more words

Mirrors In Art Works

New Year, New Possibilities: Through the Eyes of Kees van Dongen

Happy St. Valentine’s Day!  

A note about the post below: You will notice that this was written a few weeks ago. Balancing my writing with the other responsibilities that make up life in general is proving to be a challenge. 823 more words

Art Life Connection

Painting is the Most Beautiful of Lies

Above: Kees van Dongen portrait of the artist as Neptune (1922 oil on canvas 170x120cm)

Dutch-French Fauvist painter, Cornelis Theodorus Maria ‘Kees’ van Dongen  was born in Delfshaven, then on the outskirts, and today a borough, of Rotterdam on 26 January 1877. 440 more words


Violent Theories

Once in a while you have a funny or interesting conversation that you forget about, until it somehow manages to pop up back into your head. 143 more words