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Franz Kupka – Etude par la Fugue

Above: Etude par la Fugue (1911-1912) –  oil on canvas 66cm x 66cm Painter and graphic artist František Kupka, (also known as Frank or François Kupka), was born in Opočno, eastern Bohemia (now Czechoslovakia), on 23 September, 1871. He was … Continue reading

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Braque it to me gently

Georges Braque was born on 13 May, 1882, in Argenteuil, Val-d’Ois and was raised in  Le Havre.  Like his father and grandfather, he had been trained to be a house painter and decorator. Unsatisfied with this, (between 1897-1899), Braques switched … Continue reading

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View at your Léger

The French painter, sculptor and film-maker Fernand Léger was born in Argentan, Normandy, France, 133 years ago on February 4th, 1881. Regarded as the forerunner of the Pop Art movement, Léger had been developing his own form of Cubism, which he … Continue reading

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Klee-rly you do not look a day over 90

It’s been 73 years since  Paul Klee  died. (18 December 1879 –  29 June 1940). But it is difficult to realise that this piece, entitled “Senecio” was painted by Klee back in 1922 (that’s already 91 years ago!) and it … Continue reading

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