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Happy Birthday Henri Matisse!

Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts

In honor of Henri Matisse's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the bir...

Happy Birthday, Courbet!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustave Courbet's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. We can think o...

Happy Birthday, Henri Matisse!

Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French painter, printmaker and sculptor, Henri Matisse. The Fauvist painter, famous for his mastery of expressive color, woul...

Happy Birthday, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres!

Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French neoclassical painter, Jean-August-Dominique Ingres. Famous for his historical renderings as well as his iconic portrai...

Two Poussin Paintings Vandalized With Spray Paint

Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

Two paintings by the prominent 17th-century French classicist painter Nicolas Poussin were vandalized Sunday, by a man with a can of red spray paint. ...