Suzanne Valadon: Young Girl in Front of a Window

“Young Girl in Front of a Window” Suzanne Valadon, 1930 Susanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a French artist and model, best remembered for her paintings of the Parisian avant-garde. Born Marie-Clémentine Valadon in Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France, she was the daughter of a seamstress and a farmer. Montmartre, the bohemian quarter of Paris, was her home. She supportedContinue reading “Suzanne Valadon: Young Girl in Front of a Window”

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”