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MARC AND BELLA CHAGALL ~ A LOVE UNION

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Marc and Bella Chagall

MARC AND BELLA CHAGALL ~ A COLORFUL LOVE

“In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.”

Marc Chagall

Photo: Marc and Bella Chagall, 1923, by Hugo Erfurth Keep Reading

THE SURREALITY OF GIORGIO MORANDI

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Still life by Giorgio Morandi

THE SURREALITY/REALITY OF GIORGIO MORANDI.

Giorgio Morandi (1890 -1964) was an Italian painter and printmaker.

“There is nothing more surreal, nothing more abstract than reality.” Keep Reading

WILLIAM BOUGUEREAU ~ A PASSION FOR PAINTING

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Nymphes et Satyre by William Bouguereau

WILLIAM BOUGUEREAU AND HIS PASSION FOR PAINTING

“Each day I go to my studio full of joy; in the evening when obliged to stop because of darkness I can scarcely wait for the morning to come… My work is not only a pleasure, it has become a necessity. No matter how many other things I have in my life, if I cannot give myself to my dear painting I am miserable.”  (Adolfe-William Bouguereau) Keep Reading

HENRI ROUSSEAU ~ PAINTER OF EXOTIC DREAMS

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painter Henri Rousseau

The exotic world of Henri Rousseau

“When…I see the strange plants of exotic lands, it seems to me that I enter into a dream.”

Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)

Henri Rousseau one of France’s best realist painters?

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MONET ~ LOVE MY ART

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“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.”
Claude Monet

Palazzo da Mula in Venice 1908

MATISSE ~ IS AN ARTIST A PRISONER?

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Henri Matisse, French painter, in 1947. LIP-1063-038

“An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.”
Henri Matisse

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO ~ THE DREAM VERSUS LIFE

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“Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.”
Giorgio de Chirico

Painting: The two Sisters – (the Jewish Angel)

FRIDA KAHLO ~ THE CURTAIN OF MADNESS

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I wish I could do whatever I liked behind the curtain of “madness”. Then: I’d arrange flowers, all day long, I’d paint; pain, love and tenderness, I would laugh as much as I feel like at the stupidity of others, and they would all say: “Poor thing, she’s crazy!” (Above all I would laugh at my own stupidity.) I would build my world which while I lived, would be in agreement with all the worlds. The day, or the hour, or the minute that I lived would be mine and everyone else’s – my madness would not be an escape from “reality”.” 
 Frida Kahlo

Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, was painted by Frida Kahlo in 1940.

WASSILY KANDINSKY ~ COLOUR IS THE KEY

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“Colour is the key. The eye is the hammer. The soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically.”

Wassily Kandinsky

Seascape with Steamer
Wassily Kandinsky – 1906

EDGAR DEGAS ~ MY ARTIFICIAL HEART

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“And even this heart of mine has something artificial. The dancers have sewn it into a bag of pink satin, pink satin slightly faded, like their dancing shoes.”
― Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

The Entrance of the Masked Dancers, c. 1884.

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