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Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Rhythm & Movement Paul Klee was born in 1879 in Bern, the most picturesque and magical Swiss city. His father was a music teacher, his mother a singer. Klee was inspired and consoled by music all his life. His wife, Lily, was an … Seguir leyendo

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Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)

The First Modern Artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes  was 78 years old, stone-deaf and impoverished when, in 1824, he left his Spanish homeland for exile in Bordeaux. By then he was a wreck. He was sick and all alone. The … Seguir leyendo

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Jules Breton (1827-1906)

 The French Rural Tradition Realism emerged in the aftermath of the Revolution of 1848 that overturned the monarchy of Louis-Philippe and developed during the period of the Second Empire under Napoleon III. Realism believed in the ideology of objective reality and … Seguir leyendo

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James Whistler (1834-1903)

Whistler: A Life for Art’s Sake Oscar Wilde: I wish I had said that. Whistler: You will, Oscar, you will. James Abbott McNeill Whistler was born in in 1834 in Lowell, Massachusetts, the third son of West Point graduate and civil engineer Major … Seguir leyendo

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Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)

Born Pieter Mondriaan in Amersfoort in 1872 (the year Claude Monet began work on his landmark painting Impression, Sunrise), he showed artistic talent from a young age. However, cajoling his fervently Protestant parents to send him to art school was … Seguir leyendo

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