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Hermann Paul Captured the Effects of Light and the Atmosphere

DECEMBER 27, ON THIS DAY Hermann Paul was a French painter and lithographer best known for his caricatures, illustrations and posters. He was a member of the artistic movement known as the Nabis, a group of Post-Impressionists who favoured flat shapes and bright colours in their work. His artistic style was heavily influenced by the …

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Maurice Utrillo Started Painting as a Form of Art Therapy

DECEMBER 26, ON THIS DAY \”On a particularly boring day, I had a clever but unfortunate inspiration. I seized a piece of cardboard, some tubes of tint and petroleum base – since I lacked real oil – and, confronting a typical Montmartre street corner, I suddenly found myself a practitioner of this difficult and thankless …

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