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Paul Cezanne

The Famous Artist Who Inspired the Impressionists - Yet You've Never Heard of Him

MutualArt | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

Vincent Van Gogh, Daubigny's Garden, 1890. Basel, Collection R. Staechelin. must be truly good, when one dies, to be conscious of having done a...

How Hemingway Learned to Write From Cezanne's Paintings

Sarah Stodola | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Sarah Stodola

Hemingway used only the most necessary words, then pared them down even further. He employed understatement to suggest depths of drama and emotion. He left the most important things out and made them all the more compelling for it.

The Cemeteries Are Empty

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 02.17.2017 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

In 2010, I took a trip to Chicago to visit the Art Institute's new section on Matisse, titled 'Radical Invention'.

Splitting the Apple

Nelson Saiers | Posted 12.10.2016 | Arts
Nelson Saiers

As an artist with years of mathematical training, I am continuously looking for inspiration and find much in Cézanne's and Einstein's work.

Patrick Mancini Paints With an Incredible Cause

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 09.01.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

By day, Patrick Mancini is a successful software executive at IBM. While his ability to lead people in a business context is impressive, by night, he doubles as an impassioned painter whose creations serve as the engine for a life committed to honest to goodness charity.

Impossible Dreams: Cézanne and Frenhofer

David Galenson | Posted 05.16.2015 | Arts
David Galenson

Paul Cézanne famously declared "I seek in painting." He spoke of his art in almost spiritual terms, as a quest to reach the distant goal he referred to as "realization."

Art... I Love You, I Love You Not

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

With Valentine's Day knocking on our doors, love is waiting for us to make our choices and pronounce: "I love you, I love you not." Here are a few ideas for art adventures I want to offer you and your significant one for this love-filled Saturday.

How A Single Lesson From An Extraordinary Teacher Impacted Me 40 Years Later

Cathy Chester | Posted 04.01.2015 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

In my senior year of high school I had an extraordinary AP English teacher who not only ignited a deeper love of reading but also engaged my class in lengthy discussions about authors, painters and philosophers.

From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week, I was supposed to travel to Holland to pay my respects to the Girl with the Pearl Earring. This famous painting by Vermeer reclaimed its pl...

An Honest Ghost: A Novel by Rick Whitaker

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Filip Noterdaeme

Taken out of their original context and ingeniously recycled into a mosaic of quotations, these sentences now tell a compelling new story that, according to the author, bears a close resemblance to his own life.

Seamus Heaney, Experimental Poet

David Galenson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

In an overwhelmingly conceptual era, in which nearly all the arts are dominated by precious young geniuses showing off their technical virtuosity and theoretical sophistication, Seamus Heaney was a great experimental old master.

Starting Out Bad at Art

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I have always been impressed with how awful a painter Paul Cézanne was when he was young. The fact that he started out so dreadful allowed him to be who he became.

Together, Science and Art Can Provide Answers in Search for Truth

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

To those who are uninformed and not exposed to significant experiences or opportunities for education in the arts, the visual arts are often relegated to the same realms as pseudoscience.

Old Age and Creativity in Art and Science

David Galenson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

One of the most widespread and persistent myths about creativity is that it is the domain of the young.

Art and Education: An Interview

David Galenson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Education
David Galenson

Earlier this year I was sent an electronic book aimed at teachers, titled The Art of Learning. I enjoyed reading it, and Richard and Christine agreed to do the following interview about it by email.

Author! Author! (As Writer and Character)

Dave Astor | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Authors often write what they know, so it's no surprise that many fictional characters are authors themselves.

Art Website Sells Cezanne Painting For $20

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Paintings by Paul Cezanne have sold for over a million dollars at auction houses, the last one fetching over $1.8 million at Sotheby's in February of ...

Happy Birthday, Gustave Courbet!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts

We can think of few artists who embody the spirit of unbridled liberty and personal conviction better than Gustave Courbet. The rugged, bohemian paint...

60 Years Of Light

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.25.2012 | Arts

Lois Dodd is not interested in telling stories. Just as snapshots transport us back to forgotten feelings, physical states, and even temperatures, so ...

O'Keeffe As An Outsider

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

Georgia O'Keeffe referred to herself as an "outsider," and in many ways she was, being one of the first women to demand serious attention in a male-ce...

Close and Not-So-Close Encounters With Famous Authors

Dave Astor | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Literature fans love "encounters" with living or dead authors. These might involve seeing novelists at book signings, listening to them give a talk, or visiting homes/museums connected with famous authors of the past.

LOOK: Rare Cezanne Watercolor Study Is For Sale

Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

A rare watercolor study by the French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne will be auctioned at Christie's in New York soon. For over sixty years, ...

'The Scream' And Other Shockingly Expensive Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.22.2012 | Business

With an estimated price tag of more than $80 million, some may gawk right back at Edvard Munch's "The Scream," the iconic painting to be auctioned in ...

Can You Guess The Price?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen, the art world has a new record holder for most expensive piece of artwork. The royal family of Qatar reporte...

Rodin's Drawings

David Galenson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

As far back as he could remember, Auguste Rodin loved to draw. When it came time for him to prepare for a career, his parents sent him to a school of commercial art. There, he recalled, "I thought I had gone to heaven."