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Artist Spotlight: Marcel Mouly

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Marcel Mouly
Marcel Mouly was born in Paris in 1918. Mouly’s artistic career stated in 1935 when he started taking art classes at the French Academy. Mouly’s highly distinct style is defined by his use of vibrant color and can be compared to artists like Matisse or Van Dongen. Mouly worked in the Cubism and Fauvism styles…. continue reading »

5 Facts About Marc Chagall

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1. Marc Chagall, born Moishe Shagal, was raised in Vitebsk in Belarus. He was the oldest of nine children. 2. In the 1950s, Pablo Picasso stated that “when Matisse dies, Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what color really is.” 3. Chagall is one of very few artists that exhibited their artwork… continue reading »

Sable Mouvant Suite by Pablo Picasso

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Sable Mouvant written by Pierre Reverdy and illustrated by Pablo Picasso The French poet, Pierre Reverdy’s career flourished in  twentieth- century Paris. He was a part of the avant-garde group that consisted of artists such as Pablo Picasso, André Breton, and Georges Braque. His simple yet sublime poetry became a large influence to the artistic… continue reading »

5 Fun Facts About Henri Matisse

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1. Originally, Matisse studied and trained to become a lawyer. He graduated from law school in Paris and worked as a clerk in a law office in 1889. 2. In 1889, at the age of 21, Matisse suffered from an acute appendicitis that would actually lead him to discover his passion for creating art. After… continue reading »