Tag Archives: Paul Gauguin

La nuit porte conseil

French sculptor and painter Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol was born on December 8, 1861, in Banyuls-sur-Mer, a small town on the Mediterranean, right next to the border with Spain. Although his Catalan homeland was important to Maillol his whole life, … Continue reading

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Sur le plan intérieur

Jean-Édouard Vuillard was born on November 11, 1868, in Cuiseaux (east-central France). His family moved to Paris when he was just a lad and he attended one of the best lycées in France on a scholarship.  Vuillard left school to study … Continue reading

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C’est l’enfance de l’art

The musée Marmottan, on the edge of a pretty park in the 16th Arrondissement, is one of Paris’ overlooked little gems. It has a terrific permanent collection, mostly of Impressionists, and wonderful temporary exhibits that change just a few times … Continue reading

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