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  • Empires - The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
    Empires - The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
    A fascinating and highly entertaining look at one of the most important families of the Renaissance era--the Medici.
  • Sister Wendy - The Complete Collection (Story of Painting / Grand Tour / Odyssey / Pains of Glass)
    Sister Wendy - The Complete Collection (Story of Painting / Grand Tour / Odyssey / Pains of Glass)

    “Sister Wendy Beckett has transformed public appreciation of art through her astonishing knowledge, insight and passion for painting and painters.” This set includes Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Sister Wendy's Odyssey, and Sister Wendy's Grand Tour. Simultaneously delightful and scholarly--this is a must have for anyone interested in art history.

  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
    Exit Through the Gift Shop
    When British stencil artist Banksy traveled to Los Angeles to work, he came across obscure French filmmaker Thierry Guetta and his badly organized collection of videotapes involving the activities of graffiti artists. Inspired, Banksy assembled them with new footage to create this talked-about documentary, and the result is a mind-boggling and odd film (so strange as to be thought a hoax by some) about outsider artists and the definition of art itself.
  • The Impressionists
    The Impressionists
    A dramatization of the Impressionist movement as seen through the eyes of Claude Monet. Highly entertaining and informative.
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    The Impressionists: The Other French Revolution
    A very personal and revealing look at the personalities that created Impressionism.

Entries in Paul C├ęzanne (4)

Wednesday
May092018

Did You Know?

Paul Cézanne was a love child born to a profitable merchant, Auguste Cézanne and his innocent young mistress, Anne-Elisabeth-Honorine Auburt. Paul Cézanne died a lonely death on October 22, 1906 after contracting pneumonia. He was surrounded by crates of unsold paintings and unpaid bills. However, his genius was recognized during the last decade of his life.

Wednesday
Sep202017

Quote of the Day

“Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.” - Paul Cezanne

Tuesday
Apr102012

Rare Work on Paper Assumed Lost to History Emerges From a Private Texas Collection

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Joueur des cartes (A Card Player), 1892-1896. Watercolor on laid paper. Estimate: $15,000,000-$20,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.We can certainly never have too many Cézannes--so we’re pleased to learn that a rare watercolor by him has surfaced. From ArtDaily.org:

NEW YORK, NY.- A rare watercolor study by the modern master Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) last seen in public in 1953 has re-emerged from a private collection in Texas after nearly 60 years...

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Sunday
Jan032010

Quote of the Day

"A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art." - Paul Cézanne