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HENRI JULIEN ROUSSEAU (1844/1910), FRENCH PAINTER – Painter, who had no teacher other than nature

THE ALPHA AND OMEGA OF PAINTING – Henry Julien Rousseau painting like a child HENRI JULIEN ROUSSEAU 1/3 – He had no teacher, other than nature. He was born in Laval (Loire Valley) to the family of a plumber. He became a friend of Picasso and was a self-taught painter inside the Paris avant-garde. In 1868 he moved to Paris, ...

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EUGENE LOUIS BOUDIN (1824-1898), FRENCH PAINTER – The coastal landscapes of northern France full of clouds and blue shades

THE PAINTER OF SKY AND CLOUDS – Eugene Louis Boudin: brilliance of colors and well-proportioned details EUGENE LOUIS BOUDIN 1/3 – He was born in Honfleur in 1824 to a family of humble origins. In the town of Le Havre, before he opened a color store and devoted himself to painting, he had worked at a printing company. In order ...

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ALBERT GLEIZES (1881/1953), FRENCH CUBIST PAINTER – The multiplicity of pictorial points of view

AN SELF-TAUGHT MAN, AMONG THE LEADING REPRESENTATIVES OF CUBISM – Albert Gleizes: from the fervor of the Salon des Indépendants to the quiet of Saint-Rémy de Provence ALBERT GLEIZES 1/3 – Frenchman, who was born in Paris was greatly influenced by Cézanne, before becoming a painter linked to the Cubist movement. His first paintings were impressionist landscapes, but he broke ...

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FRENCH ART’S LANDSCAPESES – From Paris to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: following real art itinerary

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MEETING BENCHES / AUTHOR’S TRAVELS – From Düsseldorf to Augsburg, through creativity of four German painters

AUGUST FRIEDRICH SIEGERT– His paintings are characterized by real and unpretentious sense as by loving conduct. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CSDgOWzTGM He was extremely popular artist Düsseldorf, that is not only an international financial center, but it’s also a city with long history, rich art and lively culture. Take a look at the best museums to visit while you are in the city: Kunstsammlung ...

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WOLFGANG LETTL (1919/2008), GERMAIN PAINTER – Surrealistic experiments with murals, graffiti and mosaics

A SURREALIST PAINTER WHO LOVED PUGLIA – Wolfgang Lettl: landscapes and portraits in surrealist style WOLFGANG LETTL 1/3 – He was a surrealist painter, who was born and who died in Augsburg, Germany. At the age of 20, he served as a communications officer in occupied Paris (working on his watercolours and first became exposed to surrealism). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKkBEgsCF1c Starting 1945, ...

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ANSELM KIEFER (1945), GERMAN PAINTER – The Neo-Expressionist artist who draws with unusual media

FROM THE BLACK FOREST TO THE VISUAL ART – Anselm Kiefer: the big trip of German painter ANSELM KIEFER 1/3 – He is Artist of the Neo-Expressionism. His works incorporate materials such as straw, ash, clay, lead and shellac. He, the son of an art teacher, was born during the final months of World War II. He was raised in ...

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GEORG TAPPERT (1880/1957), GERMAN PAINTER – One of the masters of German Expressionism

DESIGNING THE WORLD OF THE SHOW – Georg Tappert: when artistic expression is born among ballet dancers and street prostitutes GEORG TAPPERT 1/3 – With his pictures of dancers, woman of demi-monde and street prostitutes, he was one of the first German artists to discover the world of the show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mz_h2jx6IrQ In his creative expression he was one of the ...

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AUGUST FRIEDRICH SIEGERT (1820/1883), GERMAN PAINTER – Charming realistic paintings

DREAMING ON THE WINDOWSILL – The 19th Century Realism painted by August Friedrich Siegert AUGUST FRIEDRICH SIEGERT 1/2 – He attended the Düsseldorf Art Academy. From 1846 to 1848 he traveled through Holland, France and Italy. He lived some years in Neuwied, where he painted portraits. In 1851 he settled in Düsseldorf, where he was the owner of a Master’s ...

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GERMAN LITERATURE – My Heart, by Else Lasker-Schüler

Assuming the guise of alter egos such as Tino of Baghad or the Prince of Thebes, she weaves a web of Oriental fantasies to inform her husband of her infidelities. “I am wildly in love with someone, but I’ll say no more about him. This way it could always be you.” Set around the Café des Westens, the epicenter of ...

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