They were not the pretty pictures of "willows by the river or beeches in the fog" that he was after, but rather the landscapes of a world violently "disturbed" by man.
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
"To know Paris is to know a great deal." - -Henry Miller
Old magazines and newspapers for sale on a Paris sidewalk by the Seine River
Mannequin comes from the French word mannequin, which had acquired the meaning "an artist's jointed model", which in turn came from the Flemish word manneken, meaning "little man, figurine".
"Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man."- Leon Trotsky
"Truth here lies in the beauty of the impulse and a spontaneity that is closely linked to the French spirit and its capital city. My models weren’t models in the sense that they didn’t pose. I was simply catching them flirting, fighting and kissing, in a very natural way."- Jans Bock-Schroeder
Constructed from 1887–1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world.
Prints from the Paris Series can be ordered solely in writing, by telephone or by appointment.
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The official Catalan name is Eivissa. Its name in Spanish is Ibiza. In British English, the name is usually pronounced in an approximation of the Spanish whereas in American English the pronunciation is closer to Latin American Spanish.
I call it Eyebiza
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