PAINTERS

NIKOS ENGONOPOULOS (1907/1085), GREEK PAINTER – Much of an uproar, as the surrealist poems and paintings of a creative man.

Faithful to the tenets of surrealism, like a way of life as an aesthetic. What to drink in Greece? After your dinner, have a little Mastika (a sweet, sticky liquor seasoned with a resin gathered from the mastic tree native to the island of Chios). A good way to save money and time on your visit to Athens is to …

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GEORGE PEARSE ENNIS (1884/1936), AMERICAN ARTIST – Short life, between watercolors and stained glass window.

Inside expressive use of strong colors, evocative landscapes and seascapes, Eastport, https://visitmaine.com/places-to-go/downeast-and-acadia/eastport the easternmost city in the United States, is a small city (consisting entirely of islands) in Maine. The principal island is Moose Island, which is connected to the mainland by causeway. Here, you to can explore the tidal flats around this area to search for fossils and view …

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LOUISE NEVELSON (1899/1988), AMERICAN ARTIST – Monumental, wooden wall pieces, paintings and outdoor sculptures.

When figures are painted in monochrome black or white They featuring the work of emerging and established artists. The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) http://cmcanow.org/ is a arts institution presenting a year-round program of changing exhibitions. Located in downtown Rockland (Maine), has three exhibition galleries, a gift shop and ArtLab classroom. Here, where a famous Russian-born painter had lived, …

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PRUDENCE HEWARD (1896/1947), CANADIAN PAINTER – Thinking with more interest in figure painting.

Hoping we shall develop Canadian feeling, modern, yet timeless. It is absolutely stunning! Terrasse Nelligan (106 Rue Saint Paul, Montreal), http://terrassenelligan.com/home/ your favorite terrasse, happens located in the heart of Old Montreal. The views are amazing, and they have amazing fish tacos. Here you will discover their different summer menu options, developed by our renowned chef, Anthony Joyce. Cocktails? Don’t …

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LAWREN HARRIS (1885/1970), CANADIAN PAINTER – Between Art Nouveau And Abstract Art.

When you stop signing works, so that people would judge works on their own merit. He is best known as a member the “Group of Seven”, who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. In 1919, he financed boxcar trips for the artists to the Algoma region, painting in areas such as the Montreal River and …

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ANGELES SANTOS TORROELLA (1911/2013), SPANISCH PAINTER – Catalan artist whose first masterpieces later gave way to a more conventional style.

A creativity in the balance between originality and conventionality. In Costa Brava, Portbou http://www.catalonia-valencia.com/portbou-travel-guide.html is a town with a special seafaring tradition. Its peculiar location turned this town into one of the main points of access into Spain. Its fishing port sits on a sunny coastal valley. Its historic quarter is surrounded by coastal hills and slopes covered with vegetation. …

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MARIA BLANCHARD (1881/1932), SPANISH CUBIST PAINTER – Discovering Cubism, influenced by artists like Juan Gris.

Painting images extremely expressive and sometimes, even intimidating. In Santander, most of the 1,200 objects on display in Flavióbriga Museum date from the period between the Upper Palaeolithic and the Iron Age (but you can admire also items from the Roman era, mostly from Julióbriga and Castro Urdiales (the ancient Flavióbriga). Over 3,000 square metres, it aims to show the …

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SUZANNE VALADON (1865/1938), FRENCH PAINTER – To become model for Toulouse-Lautrec, after the birth of a son.

Taught herself, thereby formed a style all her own. The painter Suzanne Valadon was born in this village in 1865. Bessines-sur-Gartempe is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, western France). Obviously, your “author’sjourney ” needs to host you in a 16th century palace, the Manoir Henri IV http://www.henri4-hotel-restaurant.fr/manor-henry-iv.html The hotel’s restaurant will propose you traditional French dishes. In Paris, …

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MARIE BRACQUEMOND (1840/1916), FRENCH PAINTER – When a new style is not just a new way of painting, but a way of seeing things.

One of the three great ladies of the Impressionist movement. All year round, the landscape is fantastic with rocks and scum. In these places a woman was born who had her own way of painting things. Here, scattered in very different districts (the district, Argenton, Trémazan and Kersaint), the municipality of Landunvez is famous for the five kilometers of its …

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OSWALD ACHENBACH (1827/1905), GERMAN PAINTER –2,000 paintings, but approximately two-thirds are privately owned.

Turning into a typical representative of the Gründerzeit period. If you are looking for urban buzz and lifestyle off the main drag, try shopping in the Flingern district and on Lorettostraße. Yes, really Düsseldorf is an inspiring city, that can fulfil your shopping wishs. Here you find the exclusive Königsallee (with its luxury brands), the lively Schadowstraße (with its wide …

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