style 9.4

27 07 2016



trees in art 2016.7

beauty of art 6

12 03 2015

beauty of art 6

romeo v.tabuena

6 01 2015

accidentally I found out about this filipino painter, ROMEO V.TABUENA. for me his paintings represent the best the philippines, the life of the simple people in the countryside, the feeling of nature there with carabaos and houses on stilts. he was born in 1921 in iloilo city and learned his craft in new york and paris. for the past two decades he resides in mexico with his norwegian wife, his paintings are very much in demand from collectors and museums.

romeo v.tabuena 1-15 blog

© romeo v.tabuena

edouard-leon cortes 2

7 11 2014

E.L.Cortes comp 9
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E.L.Cortes comp 7
E.L.Cortes comp 6
E.L.Cortes comp 10

© edouard-leon cortes

edouard-leon cortes 1

20 10 2014

over the past years I have posted several articles about the PAINTERS OF PARIS, LUIGI LOIR ( 1845 – 1916 ), JEAN BERAUD ( 1849 – 1936 ), EUGENE GALIEN-LALOUE ( 1854 – 1941 ), EDOUARD-LEON CORTES ( 1882 – 1969 ) and ANTOINE BLANCHARD, ( 1910 – 1988 ), and the genre PARISIANISM. here now is the first part of a series about EDOUARD-LEON CORTES, and his beautiful paris city views.

E.L.Cortes comp 1
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E.L.Cortes comp 3
E.L.Cortes comp 2

© edouard-leon cortes

antoine blanchard

13 06 2014

ANTOINE BLANCHARD, 1910 – 1988, is the pseudonym that french painter MARCEL MASSON chose, to experiment with nostalgic views of paris based on photo reference that he had collected from the turn of the century, the BELLE EPOCHE period. like EDOUARD CORTES and EUGENE GALIEN-LALOUE, LUIGI LOIR and JEAN BERAUD, he started to paint paris street scenes, often the same views in different seasons and weather situations. he became immensely popular and his style was faked by a lot of artists, using even his signature since the name was not copyrighted. different from CORTES expressive painting style BLANCHARD used smaller brush strokes characteristic to the great masters of the impressionist period, he used more vibrant colors and his motifs with pedestrians in period fashion are more alive than compared to his predecessors.

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© antoine blanchard

hans feibusch

30 05 2014

HANS FEIBUSCH, 1898 – 1998, was born to jewish parents in frankfurt, germany. after having served in WW1 on the russian front he joined in 1918 the berlin art academy and became master student of CARL HOFER. his admired artists at that time were the german EXPRESSIONISTS, especially FRANZ MARC, SCHMIDT-ROTTLUFF and KLEE. with a scholarship FEIBUSCH was introduced to mural painting in italy, with the works of GIOTTO, MASACCHIO and PIERO DELA FRANCESSCA. he was impressed by the grandeur and simplicity of their works. by 1923 he went to paris to continue his studies and from 1925 on he participated in exhibitions in berlin, frankfurt and duesseldorf. when the nazis took over in germany in 1933 feibusch was forced to emigrate to england, since his future wife was english. his work was considered as ENTARTETE KUNST ( degenerate art ) and destroyed by the nazis. in england feibusch became famous over the next decades for over forty murals in churches, cathedrals, synagogues and public buildings. later in his life he started to create sculptures and was active until just a few weeks before his 100th birthday.

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(c) Pallant House Gallery; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
3Hans Feibusch 2
4Hans Feibusch washing Christ
1939 1939 by Hans Feibusch 1898-1998
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1937 by André Fougeron 1913-1998
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© hans feibusch


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