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Maurice Denis: A theorist and painter of the spirits

NOVEMBER 25, ON THIS DAY “Art remains a sure refuge, the hope of a reason for our life here, and this consoling thought that a little beauty is also found in our life, and that we are continuing the work of creation….the labor of art has merit; to inscribe the marvelous beauty of flowers, of...

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Jose Clemente Orozco’s work represents human suffering

NOVEMBER 23, ON THIS DAY Errors and exaggerations do not matter. What matters is boldness in thinking with a strong-pitched voice, in speaking out about things as one feels them in the moment of speaking; in having the temerity to proclaim what one believes to be true without fear of the consequences. If one were...

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Ignaz Gunther’s sculpture depicts Bavarian folk art and elegance of Vienna

NOVEMBER 22, ON THIS DAY Ignaz Gunther was a German woodcarver and sculptor who produced work in the Bavarian Rococo style. His elongated shapes and pastel polychromy mix the vivacity of Bavarian folk art with the elegance of Vienna. His frequently ecstatic figures are defined stylistically by graceful motions, extended proportions, and the angular arrangement...

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Louis Daguerre’s Invention of Daguerreotype Photography and Diorama Theatre

 “I have seized the light! I have arrested his flight! The sun himself in future shall draw my pictures!” Louis Daguerre Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre was a French artist, painter, photographer, and developer of the diorama theatre. He is most known for inventing the daguerreotype, one of the earliest widely used photographic processes. In order to make...

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Sunil Padwal’s art depicts his personal and emotional experience

NOVEMBER 17, ON THIS DAY “I grew up in the small lands of South Bombay. So for me, the grid of Bombay, the objects of Bombay, the small interesting parts of Bombay, which gradually are vanishing…so someway what I am trying to do is if I can capture those changing phase of Bombay and the...

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The Art and Life of Poetic Landscape Painter Francis Danby

NOVEMBER 16, ON THIS DAY Irish painter Francis Danby belonged to the Romantic period. His vivid, dramatic landscapes were on par with John Martin’s. Danby first honed his innovative approach while serving as the focal point of a group of painters known as the Bristol School. Francis Danby was born on November 16, 1793, in...

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Claude Monet’s painting “Impression, Sunrise” Gave the term Impressionism

NOVEMBER 14, ON THIS DAY My only merit lies in having painted directly in front of nature, seeking to render my impressions before the most fleeting moments. —— Claude Monet Claude Monet was a French impressionist painter who revolutionised modern painting by emphasising light brushstrokes, vivid colours, and uncomplicated nature. Monet is hailed as one...