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Guillaume Apollinaire

How One Naive Amateur Painter Changed the Course of Modern Art Forever

MutualArt | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

One night in 1908, at the age of 64, Henri Rousseau, the toll booth operator turned self-taught painter, found himself at the epicenter of the Parisian avant-garde, or at the center of an elaborate joke, or perhaps a little of both.

Marie Laurencin's Dream World

David Galenson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Marie Laurencin's life spanned two world wars and a great economic depression, but these left no trace in her art. For most of her life, her art portrayed an unchanging dream world. The popularity her art enjoyed during her lifetime has now receded.

The Chain of Memory

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

"Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind." -- Guillaume Apollinaire Perhaps one way to liberate the image of chronological age from ...