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Pointilleux

A few days ago, I wrote about an exhibit dedicated to Pissarro at the musée Marmottan. There’s another show dedicated to him at the tiny musée du Luxembourg (also known as the musée du Sénat). Coincidentally perhaps, it closes the … Continue reading

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Sans jury ni récompense

I love my Page a-day Gallery Calendar; it brightens each day with beautiful images. Through it, I learn about new works from favorite artists and discover some new artists with talent that I admire. Paul Signac is one of those … Continue reading

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La vie en pointillé

French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissaro, was born in the French Antilles on the island of Saint-Thomas on July 10, 1830. He moved to Paris as a young child. He was not formally trained, but learned to paint from his friends … Continue reading

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L’art, c’est l’harmonie

French Post-Impressionist painter Georges Seurat was born December 2, 1859. He was the creator of the technique known as pointillism. He studied at the prestigious École des Beaux Arts in Paris. When his new style was rejected by officialdom, he … Continue reading

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