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“I only think about what I can see with my eyes, I’ve never seen any angels” says Gustave Courbet. “I only believe what I cannot see but what I feel” says Gustave Moreau. This is the main difference between Realism and Symbolism, between the decision to place the objective world Continue Reading
Paul Gauguin, cursed artist, misunderstood by society for his radical and non-conformist choices. A life marked by the constant need to escape from a world, the West, which he gets to know thanks to a comfortable bourgeois lifestyle that he experiences with his wife, family and property. His is a Continue Reading
“Well, what can I say, what one has inside shines on the outside… One has a big fire in his heart, and no one ever comes close to warm up, and passersby only see a little smoke on top of the chimney, and then they leave, continuing on their Continue Reading
Cézanne, lonely master, ready to get excited about a flash of light, was described by Gauguin as a “man coming from the South, who spent his days on the top of the mountains reading Virgil and looking at the sky” in light of his passion for the classics. It was Continue Reading