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The ‘Hilaire’-strious Career of Camille Hilaire

“Nu au Miroir” French painter and weaver Camille Hilaire was born on 2 August 1916 in Metz. He began painting from a young age and by the age of 15, he had discovered the work of Albrecht Dürer in the … Continue reading

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Torso: Don’t lose your head| Go figure it out

French-born American sculptor Gaston Lachaise was born on March 19, 1882.  From 1898 -1904 he studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts under Gabriel-Jules Thomas. He began his artistic career as a designer of Art Nouveau decorative objects for the … Continue reading

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