Tag Archives: Impressionism

Notes on “Renoir”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: It’s a wonder no one made a movie about the Renoirs prior to this effort from 2012. The father, Pierre-Auguste, a man of the 19th century and one of the giants of Impressionism, and the son, … Continue reading

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Swings

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Women Holding Their Heads In Their Hands While Reading Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: From my recent visit to the Art Institute of Chicago, a strange mini-trend I noticed. Jacques-Louis David, Madame François Buron (1769) Sir Thomas Lawrence, Mrs Jens Wolff (1803-15) Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Interrupted Reading (c. 1870) More art and other … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Giovanni Boldini, Spanish Dancer at the Moulin Rouge, 1905 Click on the image to enlarge.

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A Day at the Getty Center

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Paleo Retiree’s swipe at Richard Meier reminds me that I’ve been meaning to share some photos of my trip to the Getty Center last month. Have you ever been there? It’s located in the hills overlooking Brentwood and … Continue reading

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