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Holiday Market set for Saturday at ClearWater Arts Center

Independent Tribune 29 Nov 2023
Has the idea or the fun of Plein Air ever fascinated you? Well first off, to explain, Plein air is a French term meaning, “denoting or in the manner of a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air, that became a central feature of French ...

‘Napoleon’ Review: History with a Twist

The Harvard Crimson 28 Nov 2023
In the first act of Ridley Scott’s newest film, “Napoleon,” the French general does something strangely anti-historical ... Scott is obviously trying to paint Napoleon in a light that differs from the cold glare of history, but his inconsistency in depicting the French emperor may trouble some audiences.

Perrotin brings Shim Moon-seup's seascape-inspired canvases to Paris

Korea Times 28 Nov 2023
The exhibition in the French capital features 13 paintings and two sculptures by the artist and follows his first solo presentation held at the international gallery’s Hong Kong outpost last year.

A Leonardo Di Vinci masterpiece.. or just an inferior copy? Mystery over the

The Daily Mail 27 Nov 2023
After Blaker's death in 1936, the painting passed to his sister Jane, who lived in Gregynog ... The painting remained in the royal collection until the French Revolution in 1789, when it was moved to the Louvre ... The glass again saved the picture in 2009, when an angry Russian woman, denied French citizenship, threw a teacup at the painting.

Still life by long-forgotten painter Clara Peeters could fetch £700,000

The Observer 27 Nov 2023
A lustrous painting of a basket of flowers by an early 17th-century female artist who was written out of art history for centuries is to be sold at auction in December ... Peeters painted 40 works in her lifetime ... It is being sold alongside another still life, this one painted by Louise Moillon in 1634, when the French artist was 24.


Longview News-Journal 27 Nov 2023
Globally Acclaimed Restaurant Delivers Irresistible French Charm and Authentic Flavors in New Destination Overlooking the Vegas Strip ... Artist Sanja Kovacevic made the restaurant her canvas with original murals spanning the walls, painted in simplistic and refined style inspired by modern French creatives.

Obama portraitist turns his brush to African presidents

Voa News 27 Nov 2023
Lisa Bryant went to the show and has this report from the French capital .

Loudonville student artwork takes over library

Richland Source 27 Nov 2023
LOUDONVILLE — The Loudonville Public Library will show an “Art Around the World” exhibit featuring work from students at Loudonville-Perrysville Exempted Village Schools until Dec. 9 ... 18, 2023 ... The exhibition displays photography, French impressionist paintings, drawings and more ... 9. .

Review: French bistro Cenadou will make you say ‘mon dieu’

Times Union 27 Nov 2023
a clean white building nestled at the edge of its own capacious parking lot, window frames and front door painted a shade or two richer than regular French blue (Saint-Tropez blue?) ... Espelette is a mild chile named after the French commune in which it is cultivated.

Napoleon's long and costly invasion of Russia was one of the deadliest military operations in history

Business Insider 26 Nov 2023
After a coup d'etat of the French government in 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte began his conquest of Europe ... He graduated from a French military academy in 1785 and became a second lieutenant in an artillery regiment of the French army ... The French invasion of Russia of 1812 ... A painting of the French capture of Moscow on September 14, 1812.

Behind the art: Justice, mercy, moderation set stage in Westmoreland courtroom

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 26 Nov 2023
The blindfolded woman in the painting is holding scales and a sword ... Another painting on the ceiling is ... Around the same time, French artist Maurice Ingres was commissioned to paint interior wall and ceiling murals, according to Sorice and historical information from the county.

The 26th French Film Festival makes it iconic with latest box-office hits and more

Manila Bulletin 25 Nov 2023
Get ready to paint the city blue, red, and white as the French Film Festival makes it iconic and celebrates 26 years of bringing some of the best contemporary movies from France to the Filipino audience ... The French Film Festival is also a platform to engage the public on certain advocacies, beginning with the Environment.

Attacks were commonplace amid Civil War divisions

The Hawk Eye 25 Nov 2023
The school official was dismissed and quickly left town ... Burlington Mayor Thomas French was especially adept at painting those that disagreed with him as disloyal to the Union cause ... When asked for proof of the charges, French refused to elaborate, but that did not stop many in town from believing his charges ... In an instant, the room was in an uproar.

Gold Coast mum horrified to find painting she sold for $200 is worth more than $20,000

The Daily Mail 24 Nov 2023
An Australian mum has been left kicking herself after taking to Facebook Marketplace to offload a painting for $200 that was actually worth $20,000 ... That buyer informed her the piece was very likely done by French artist Pierre Soulages who died in 2022. The abstract painting the woman sold on Facebook was likely by French artist Pierre Soulages.

Heroic, short, callous, crumpled, Christlike: how artists portrayed Napoleon before Ridley Scott

The Observer 23 Nov 2023
Scott has compared Napoleon with Hitler and Stalin, angering those who believe the French Emperor to be an idealist, a hero of modern Europe ... In The Oath of the Horatii – painted in 1784/5, about five years before the French Revolution – young soldiers pledge themselves to violent struggle, arms raised in salute to a bunch of swords held aloft.

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