NOVELS ABOUT DORDOGNE

The Dordogne? http://meetingbenches.com/2017/03/dordognes-inner-landscapes/ No part of France is so impassioned by its culinary heritage as this deeply gourmet idyll in the rural south-west. Your personal enlightenment can find one special autumn as you wander on the Saturday-morning market in Périgueux. But, complete insider’s guide to the Dordogne (including hotels, restaurants, things to do, attractions, camping and glamping sites), maybe need ...

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STARS OVER THE DORDOGNE – Wan, dulled by much travelling

Born in 1932 to middle class parents in Massachusetts, Sylvia Plath published her first poem at the age of eight. She was a sensitive person, who tended to be a bit of a perfectionist. She was what many would consider a model daughter. She won a scholarship to Smith College in 1950 (even then she had an enviable list of ...

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DORDOGNE’S INNER LANDSCAPES

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MIRRORS – Louvre Museum, until September 18, 2017

Mirrors and reflections are the criteria chosen for an special selection of artworks. For the painter engaged in a self-portrait (paintings imitating reality), mirror is also the indispensable accessory. A group of works (from the 16th century through to the present day) invite you to hone your eyes on what you are seeing. As you know, the mirror is a ...

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CAGNACCI’S REPENTANT MAGDALENE – Italian Baroque masterpiece in the London National Gallery Museum

Until 21 May 2017, you can admire the Cagnacci’s Repentant Magdalene in the London’s National Gallery. Guido Cagnacci was Italian painter of the Baroque period. For his sensual paintings, he was celebrated in his own lifetime. His erotic depictions (coupled with the records of Cagnacci’s personal life) have earned a reputation of unparalleled seduction. Even though his pictorial style was ...

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REMEMBER TO OBEY – Leonardo da Vinci and the Virgin of the Rocks

In April 1483, the prior of a Milanese Confraternity signed a contract for an altarpiece. It was the first commission obtained by a young artist, who came from Florence to the city. The agreement which Leonardo da Vinci had agreed to undertake, provided a triptych: in the central altarpiece, Our Lady and the encounter between Jesus and the small Giovanni, ...

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WOMEN AT THE MIRROR

One of most famous ideas of Jacques Lacan (psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and philosopher) is called ‘The Mirror Stage’ – a moment in life, when a person looks in the mirror and identifies self with the reflected image. The reflected image is a sort of perfect version of the self, a version that we aspire to be. Enjoy these 7 women looking ...

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CYRIL ROLANDO – the darkness of life is more inspiring than happy and safe people

CYRIL ROLANDO 1/3 – Cyril Rolando is a digital artist as hobby located in Toulon, France known as AquaSixio. His main profession is psychologist. He draw since seven years, digitally only. He is completely self-taught. It started like a game and he never took art course. After the ultra-realism time, he tried to play with the surrealism things, changing the colors, ...

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