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My Inspirations for February II

In February I’ve really been inspired by two artists; Kees van Dongen and Kandinsky, and other things such as Manic Street Preachers (anniversary!), peacocks, movies such as… 56 more words

My Inspirations

Kees van Dongen - 'Painting is the most beautiful of lies'

Painting is the most beautiful of lies.’ – Kees van Dongen

1918. La Casati by Kees Van Dongen

Kees van Dongen was a Dutch born French Fauvist painter famous for his sensual, somewhat gaudy female portrait, infallibly permeated with avant-garde and mystique. 688 more words

Art

Les Mille et une Nuits - Kees Van Dongen / Nino Rota

L’origine des Mille et une Nuits reste mystérieuse. Mais ce mystère, et la richesse d’un texte sans cesse augmenté, ont inspiré artistes et créateurs. Ce recueil de contes de fées, d’origine indienne et persane, remonte au Xe siècle. 594 more words

ART

Kees van Dongen – Buikdanseres (ca. 1910)

Kees van Dongen - Femme Fatale in Wild Colours

On the 31st October 1903. an exhibition called Salon d’Autumne first opened and showed works of Edouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard, Henri Matisse, Felix Vallotton, Henri Manguin, and with an homage to Gauguin who died seven months earlier. 559 more words

Art

On prostitution: L' Assiette au Beurre and Kees van Dongen

Following my previous post on illustrated newspaper supplements, I was looking at some other examples of illustrated press around 1900.

One of the more fascinating publications, artistically and politically, was… 564 more words

Society