Posts Tagged ‘Van Gogh’

Paris Day Trips: Following Van Gogh

Van Gogh, or as the Parisian’s pronounce his name, “Van Gawhogg,” is perhaps my favorite 19th-century artist. I only hesitate because I have yet to see this season’s Caillebotte exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André. I love the energy that is clear in Vincent’s brushstrokes and his dynamic color palette that makes his work almost dance before your eyes. Naturally, I find it completely thrilling that seeing where Van Gogh created his last 70 masterpieces is an easy day trip from Paris.

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Anonymous, Obsession No. 1, ca. 1870. Photocollage, Musée d'Orsay. © RMN (Musée d'Orsay)/Hervé Lewandowski.

Femmes Fatales at the Musée d’Orsay: Sex, Sin and the Guillotine

“When artists turn their talent to crime . . . ” is one slogan advertising the Musée d’Orsay’s blockbuster show “Crime et Châtiment” (Crime and…

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