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Painting Is A Great InSpiration !

Lady Seated at a Virginal

In this deceptively simple painting of aninterior a young girl sits at a virginal with a viola da gamba to her left and a painting on the wall behind her. A feeling of space dominates the canvas, creating a sense … Continue reading

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Marilyn.1967. Screenprint on paper

Marilyn Monroe’s face is presented as an impenetrable mask in bright luminous colours. Published in ten different colour combinations, using the impersonal screen printing process, the multi-coloured surface portrays her image in a startlingly lurid manner. Monroe is probably Warhol’s … Continue reading

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What the Water Gave Me

  It is a kind of self-portrait,with Kahlo’s own legs painted from the bather’s viewpoint, showing  her deformed foot with its cracked big toe. The artist’s hallucinations and imaginings run riot in this painting. It shows a bathtime reverie in … Continue reading

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Ball at the Moulin de la Galette

  Men in top hats and boaters and women in pretty dresses chatter, drink and dance under the glowing lights of this famous Parisian dance hall. Renoir loved this  subject and painted it a number of times, reproducing, the patterns … Continue reading

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