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Frederic Bazille’s paintings of figures in landscapes

Abhishek Kumar DECEMBER 06, ON THIS DAY The subject matter is unimportant, provided what I have done is interesting as a painting. I chose the modern era because it is the one I understand best; I find it more alive for people who are alive. Frederic Bazille Frédéric Bazille\’s Self-portrait Frederic Bazille was an Impressionist …

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\’The world needs to rally for Afghan artists\’; Beyoncé croons to Basquiat; \’India\’s Banksy\’ gets interviewed

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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Is Monet the next Immersive obsession? Has Banksy been on a ‘spraycation’?

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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A master of scenes of quiet contemplation — Edward Hopper — was born today

July 22, On This Day Acclaimed as one of the most well-known names in American art, Edward Hopper was a realist painter (oil and watercolours) as well as printmaker in etching, born on July 22, 1882. Hopper grew up with a view of the Hudson River in New York — he was initially trained as …

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The Big Daddy of Impressionists was born today, almost 200 years ago

July 10, On This Day Making quite an impression Born on July 10, 1830 — that’s 191 years ago — Camille Pissarro is a famous Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter. His trajectory as an artist began in the beautiful Caribbean climes, as he was born on the island of St Thomas (now in the US …

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