Posts tagged cezanne
#PaintingOfTheWeekNo20

“It’s not for me but I’ll be delighted if you disagree with me – that’s what makes art alive: it is not about the ‘knowing’ art elite telling ‘ordinary folk’ what is great and what isn’t. It is about artists since those first staggering cave paintings communicating about their world, their lives, their feelings.”

This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek is one that Phil Grabsky has a dislike towards… Does his critique echo the same opinion as yours or is this a painting you feel particularly connected to? We’d love to hear your thoughts!

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo19

The card players study their cards as ardently as I imagine Cézanne was studying the canvas in front of him. It’s a scene of intense concentration and it’s partly that stillness and quiet that I like about it.  Cézanne was something of a loner but always a keen observer – and that is clearly demonstrated here.”

This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek focuses on another exquisite painting by one of Phil Grabsky’s favourite artists: Paul Cézanne.

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo4

This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek certainly depicts isolation, an inability to communicate, even hunger. Look beyond the narrative too: the skill of Degas the painter is wonderful to behold…

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From New York to West Palm Beach and many stops in between...

“OK, America, it has to be said that you still don’t know what good coffee is (in hotels at least) nor bacon nor apples (import them from Britain please!)”

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