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Artwork Page: Desire in the Light of the Moon

http://cybermuse.beaux-arts.ca/cybermuse/search/artwork_e.jsp?mkey=3590 Alfred Pellan (Quebec),1906-1988. ‘Desir au clair de la lune’, 1937 (desire in the light of the moon). From the pages:”The art of Alfred Pellan progressed from representational images to abstracted simplified forms and surrealist images.” “…(he was influenced by) … Continue reading

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Duchamp Marcel – Study for chess players

http://www.jmrw.com/Chess/Tableau_echecs/pages/050.htm Marcel Duchamp (France,1887-1968) is one of the sources of contemporary art (with his recycling of ready-made objects). Less known is that he lived for a while as an itinerant chess player. Here is a cubist version of it: ‘Study … Continue reading

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