Tag Archives: Cubism

Les femmes sont tellement plus belles

The lovely little musée Marmottan, in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement, has an exhibit of watercolors by Marie Laurencin until June 30, 2013. This is the first retrospective of her work in France. Laurencin (1883 – 1956) was a French printmaker and … Continue reading

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Le tableau est fini quand il a effacé l’idée

French artist Georges Braque was born on May 13, 1882. Like his father and grandfather before him, he became a house painter and interior decorator. On the side, however, he started taking art classes to explore his interest in painting … Continue reading

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Ça sent le fauve

June 3 marks the birth of post-Impressionist artist Raoul Dufy in 1877. He took art lessons from Charles Lhuillier, who was in turn taught by the great portraitist, Ingres – not a bad heritage. After his military service, he moved … Continue reading

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