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Abel Gance

French postcard by Cinémagazine-Edition, no. 473. Photo: publicity still for Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance), with Gance himself as Saint Just. Great French film director Abel Gance (1889 – 1981) was also a producer, writer and actor. He is best known for his three silent masterpieces: J’accuse/I Accuse (1919), La Roue/The Wheel (1923), and the monumental…

Mother and Child, 1921

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) oil on canvas at the Art Institute of Chicago. Written near the painting: In 1917 Picasso traveled to Rome to design sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. Impressed by the ancient and Renaissance art of the city, he began painting monumental figures inspired by antiquity. His new classical style was…

Renoir painting

Renpoir’s 1881 painting “Le Dejeuner des Canotiers” (‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’) will be recreated in a photographic event on August 2, 2007 at Northfield’s Contented Cow. Posted by >Northfield.org on 2007-07-31 18:04:19 more about August Renoir