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The old king

Georges Rouault, The Old King (1937);Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania What a dignity (almost obscure) the old king has. We overlook the flowers in his hand. His sympathy runs deep, for he has long battled the darkness within and … Continue reading

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Why?

Georges Rouault and Henri Matisse were both asked on separate occasions whether, if they were stranded on a desert island with no hope of rescue or of ever being discovered, would they continue to paint? Henri Matisse, La Musique (1939);Albright-Knox … Continue reading

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