Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse were in accord in their estimation of Paul Cézanne when they remarked Paul Cézanne “is the father of us all”. In history, there are pivotal moments. Paul Cézanne forged the pathway for the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a radically different world of art for theContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Paul Cézanne “Still Life with Fruit Dish””
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Celebrating Paul Cézanne’s 180th Birthday.
“Art is a harmony parallel with nature.” Paul Cézanne One hundred and eighty years ago, on January 19, 1839, Paul Cézanne was born in Aix-en-Provence, a city-commune in the south of France, approximately 30 kilometers north of Marseille. “One had to immerse oneself in one’s surroundings and intensely study nature or one’s subject to understandContinue reading “Celebrating Paul Cézanne’s 180th Birthday.”
Happy Birthday, Paul Cézanne
Today marks the birthday of Paul Cézanne. Paul Cézanne’s life is a poignant reminder that it is not easy to be the bridge between ideas. It takes courage to go forward into unknown territory, alone without support or encouragement. Cézanne was the connection between two art forms – late 19th century Impressionism and early 20thContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Paul Cézanne”
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