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Belgian Endive (Witlof) Cooked in its Own Juice with Butter | Endives au Jus

This is not a pretty dish. There, I have said it. But the soft, melting buttery endives sure make up for the lower visual appeal. 384 more words


Tap and tap - At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance by Toulouse-Lautrec

Music resonates across the ballroom of the café surrounded by soft brown and green coloured leaves covering the windows, hiding the space from the hostility of the city. 224 more words


Parisian Poster Art: Cheret, Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec

In industrialised nations the Industrial Revolution created a new middle class, one with a surplus of leisure time and expendable income. In France this economic growth coincided with a period of peace and frivolity known as Belle Époque (Beautiful Era). 849 more words


Prints in Paris 1900

(Image: Felix Vallotton, La Raison Probante (Intimacies) (1897-8), woodcut

Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho, Prints in Paris 1900. From Elite to the Street, Van Gogh Museum/Mercatorfonds, hardback, 192pp, 200 col. 1,920 more words

Book Review

Blackpaint 589 - Pablo, Vanessa, JP and John

Picasso Musee, Barcelona

Mainly early paintings and drawings.  His dad was a drawing professor, apparently.  Early stuff amazing for a youngster; the head in the drawing below the only error I could see, apart from dodgy legs on a bearded man on the end wall.   738 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Prints in Paris - at the Amsterdam van Gogh museum

“From elite to the street”, is the exhibition’s subtitle. For the van Gogh Museum takes you from elitist collector’s rooms to Parisian streets. This new exhibition explains the craze for prints which took Paris by storm during the “fin de siecle”. 554 more words


Blackpaint 582 - Muddy Clothes, Bloody Sex, Endless Poetry

Tate Britain – Paolozzi

Early films by Paolozzi showing; influence of Picabia, Ernst, Metropolis immediately evident – as is Paolozzi’s apparent influence on Monty Python.  An intriguing soundtrack by the serialist composer Elisabeth Lutyens – must find out more about her. 660 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art