Arty Tuesday: La by Brassai

Well you know this photo is from South Louisiana because they’re drinking Falstaff beer… who knew it was National. I see the brewery building (now apartments) nearly every day.

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Louisiana by Brassai (1957)

This couple could be my parents…except they didn’t start dating until 1959.

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Arty Tuesday: NOLA by Degas

Since the last two Novembers I was traveling internationally, I chose those cities for my inspiration. Not this year. I am boringly staying home.

So inspiration comes from my city.

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Cotton Merchants in New Orleans by Edgar Degas (1873)

By the way, you can visit the house where Edgar Degas stayed whiled visiting his family in New Orleans

Arty Tuesday: Skulls by Picasso

Happy Halloween! Enjoy some skulls and leaks from Pablo Picasso

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Leeks, fish head, skull and pitcher / Poireaux, tete de poisson, crane et pichet by Pablo Picasso (1945)

 

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Skull and leeks / Tete de mort et poireaux by Pablo Picasso (1945)

I think I prefer tete de mort to crane as a translation for skull.

Arty Tuesday: Skulls by Cezanne

Cezanne did many paintings that featured skulls. I couldn’t choose just one so enjoy a sampling.

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Still life with skull, candle and book by Paul Cezanne (1866)

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Still Life with Skull by Paul Cezanne (1898)

 

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The Three Skulls by Paul Cezanne (c.1900)

 

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Still life with three skulls by Paul Cezanne (c.1903)