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Gil Cowley: A Path to and from Atelier 17

Gil Cowley: A Path to and from Atelier 17

The importance of narrative when it comes to enjoying art cannot be overstated.  While esthetic delight is equally valid as a starting point, most of us who feel nourished by the arts, know that how and why we became engrossed...

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Henri Rivière: La Féérie des Heures

Henri Rivière: La Féérie des Heures

In 1888 Henri Rivière met Eugénie Ley, who was to become his wife in 1895.  Rivière recalls in his memoirs that thanks to her prudent management of their finances, starting in the early 1890s, the young couple was able to...

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Amour Album by Maurice DENIS

Amour Album by Maurice DENIS

A commentary about the historic context and importance of this portfolio can be found at the bottom of this page, below the images. A printer-friendly pdf of this information can be downloaded here. Maurice DENIS (1870-1943) Amour : douze lithographies en couleurs (original...

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New York Print Fairs - Changing Experiences

New York Print Fairs - Changing Experiences

Summertime is when art dealers plan their fall and winter activities.  Normally we at Mesh would now be looking towards the New York Print Fairs which take place in late October.  This year we’ll be sitting these out.  A number...

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Théâtre Libre Programs: Henri-Gabriel Ibels

Théâtre Libre Programs: Henri-Gabriel Ibels

The Théâtre Libre was created in 1887 by André Antoine (1858-1943).  The theater lasted through April 1896, but only through spring of 1894 under the direction of Antoine.  The theater’s first performance took place on March 30th on the Passage...

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Edouard Vuillard: Paysages et Intérieurs

Edouard Vuillard: Paysages et Intérieurs

A commentary about the historic context and importance of this portfolio can be found at the bottom of this page, below the images. A printer-friendly pdf of this information can be downloaded here. Edouard VUILLARD (1868-1940) Paysages et Intérieurs (original...

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L'Estampe Originale: Album Three

L'Estampe Originale: Album Three

This is our third installment documenting the 100 prints published by L'Estampe Originale from 1893 to 1895.  Album three is illustrated below. A printer-friendly pdf of this information can be downloaded here. If you're interested in Album one, you can find it HERE.If you're...

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