Tag Archives: Pablo Picasso

Garçon avec un chat

When I was in the Met on my way to the Grand Illusions exhibit, I was stopped in my tracks by a black and white photo of a boy with a cat entitled Garçon avec un chat dans les bras appuyé … Continue reading

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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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Les Vaches maigres

Ever dream of just chucking it all in ? Riping off your necktie, throwing away your Blackberry, and walking away from responsibility? You might have the bohemian spirit. A new exhibit at the Grand Palais in Paris celebrates 400 years of … Continue reading

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L’art a pour mission d’égaliser le temps

French artist André Derain was born on June 10, 1880. Along with his friend Henri Matisse, he was the founder of the Fauvist movement. A key moment in his career was when he was commissioned to paint a series of … 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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