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Cimetière du Père-Lachaise

One of Paris’ most popular tourist attractions is Cimetière du Père-Lachaise.  Most Americans visit this cemetery to pay homage to Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the 1960’s rock group The Doors, who died of a drug overdose in Paris.  422 more words

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What If Classic Paintings Got Modern-Day Hashtags?

By: Anneliese Cooper of ArtInfo

When Michel Foucault looked at Diego Velásquez’s “Las Meninas,” he saw the foundations of an intricate theory on objective representation — or, to hear the BBC’s Jason Farago tell it, a ballsy act of selfie-ism. 230 more words


Circus, Sirk 1891 Ressam Georges Seurat, Orsay Müzesi

Circus, Sirk 1891  Ressam Georges Seurat, Orsay Müzesi


Bu resim sergilendiği sırada henüz tamamlanmamıştı,. Resim, kompozisyonun temelini oluşturan çemberler dikdörtgenler ve çizgiler kullanılarak geometrik bir şekilde verilen bir çok farklı figürün bütününden meydana gelir. 66 more words


Pointillism - Dot Art

Pointillism is a form of Art. It looks very much like sketching or pastel paintings but in pointillism dots are applied in certain patterns to create a picture. 67 more words


The art of giving it a go

For as long as I can remember, I’ve harboured a secret dream of learning to paint. On canvas, that is, not walls!

When I’m having a hard time falling asleep, I sometimes imagine myself sitting at an easel overlooking a beautiful sea coast, painting broad sweeping strokes on a large canvas with wild abandon. 445 more words


concert in the park (haiku)

concert in the park –
brass notes

Linked to Carpe Diem #671: Sunday Afternoon.  Our inspiration is Georges Seurat’s “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”.   262 more words

My Book Review: Writing in the City, Paris and the Nineteenth Century by Christopher Prendergast

“Just as a city cannot be seen until it is painted, a city cannot be read until it is written”.

For French historians by profession or obsession, Christopher Prendergast combines the social and cultural history of nineteenth century Paris with literature, painting and photography. 278 more words

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