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Un violon d’Ingres

French Neoclassical painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (angruh) was born on August 29, 1780. He saw himself as a painter of historical and mythological scenes, but he is best remembered for the portraits that he considered an “inferior” form of art. He … Continue reading

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Connaître la musique

  British composer John Barry died on January 30. His name may be unfamiliar to you, but you’d recognize his music. He won five Oscars for the scores to Born Free, Out of Africa, Dances with Wolves, among others. From … Continue reading

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