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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



Kees van Dongen (Dutch, 1877-1968): Maria c.1907-10 (Oil on canvas, The Met) – Maria captures the direct gaze of the sitter. The painting was quickly rendered with a large brush and intense, unblended color, reflecting Van Dongen’s exposure to and general association with Fauvism and Expressionism, two artistic movements characterized by bold, sometimes violent use of color… Painted with a certain stylization, Van Dongen’s female sitters often resemble one another with their large, blackened eyes and pale white flesh tones…


Collages feat. Kees van Dongen

By accident I fell in love with portraits painted by Kees van Dongen and created a few collages with his inspiring women.

The album Janes & Does | Faces… 15 more words

Monika Mori