Monthly Archives: December 2014


“After Stéphane Mallarmé, after Paul Verlaine, after Gustave Moreau, after Puvis de Chavannes, after our own verse, after all our subtle colour and nervous rhythm, after the faint mixed tints of Conder, what more is possible? After us the Savage … Continue reading

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The Night Cafe

  “Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art.”–Charles Baudelaire Vincent van Gogh, The Night Café, 1888 “I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity by means of red and green. … Continue reading

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Simon Marmion

Simon Marmion, b. about 1425 Amiens, France, d. 1489 Valenciennes, France Not long after his death, Simon Marmion was praised by the poet Jean Lemaire de Belges as the “prince of illumination.” This reputation probably owed much to the artist’s … Continue reading

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Valery Slavuk

Valery Slavuk (b. 1947), Illustrator. Born in Vitebsk region, Belorussia. Lives and works in Belorussia. State Belorussian Theater and Art Institute, Department of Graphic Arts. Works are held in collections of the State Belorussian National Art Museum, Foundation of Belorussian membership of Artists and … Continue reading

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The Man of a Thousand Faces


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