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Cezanne, Paul (1839-1906) – 1893-94 Curtain, Jug and Fruit Bowl (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City)

Oil on canvas; 59 × 72.4 cm. Paul Cézanne (US /seɪˈzæn/ or UK /sɨˈzæn/; French: [pɔl sezan]; 1839–1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne can…

A Logic of Colours.

"There is a logic of colours, and it is with this alone, and not with the logic of the brain, that the painter should conform." – Paul Cezanne "Colour is fun, colour is just plain gorgeous, a gourmet meal for the eye, the window of the soul." – Rachel Wolf Have a wonderful Good Friday,…

Glory of Colours

"Shut your eyes, wait, think of nothing. Now, open them … one sees nothing but a great coloured undulation. What then? An irradiation and glory of colour. This is what a picture should give us … an abyss in which the eye is lost, a secret germination, a coloured state of grace … loose conciousness.…

Remembrance of Cezanne.

"I wished to copy nature. I could not. But I was satisfied when I discovered the sun, for instance, could not be reproduced, but only represented by something else." – Paul Cezanne "What I am trying to translate to you is more mysterious; it is entwined in the very roots of being, in the implacable…

Novelty Is Seldom the Essential

"In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new.. they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves.. novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only.. making a subject better from its intrinsic nature." – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec —————————————————————————————– Thanks…

Movement of Colors

"What I most cherish is the observation of the movement of colors. Only in this have I found the laws of those simultaneous and complementary color contrasts that nourish the actual rhythm of my vision. In this I find the actual essence, an essence which is not born out of an a priori system or…