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“Verve,” The Journal That Helped Define Modernism

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Verve, was a popular 20th century modernist Parisian art magazine published by Teriafe. The magazine had 38 issues in 10 volumes and included lithographs by the early 20th century artists of the Parisian scene. It reviewed the artist including letters and literature, and featured texts by artists and writers. The magazine played a large role… 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 »

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 »