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food: more to famine than food

There is more to famine than a lack of food. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve because there are too many of us as Parson Malthus asserted? Or, is famine … Continue reading

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hunger: food fears

In the search for food, humanity has gone to outstanding lengths, ultimately, reluctantly,settling down into the relentless toil of farming. Yet hunger is always at the door, even in an era like ours, which leads to the conclusion that there … Continue reading

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malthus: specter at the feast

Thomas Robert Malthus. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. People still die of starvation. Do people starve because there are too many of us ? Or, is famine the necessary companion, the price … Continue reading

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la vie est un plage avec Pebeo Ceramic

… (Tres bonne Vendredi!) “Life is a beach” avec Pebeo Ceramic: 2$ le flacon de 45ml chez madame pickwick… La peinture Ceramic est un peinture a solvant opaque qui peut-etre jumelee… avec d’autres peintures a solvant tel que le Prisme, … Continue reading

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Les secrets de Madame Pickwick

Qu’est-ce que Madame Pickwick? Un magasin d’arts qui fait de la vente de détail, tout comme de la vente en gros.On y retrouve des outils de toutes sortes qui facilitent et accompagnent la création. Notamment, des pinceaux, des peintures, du … Continue reading

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man in the middle

If the Middle Ages was the age of faith, it gave way to what can be described as an age of curiosity. The Renaissance. Facts that things existed no longer was an assurance that it had a place in an … Continue reading

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bolero: si verdi savait

On voit ici un ensemble de pinceau qui semble chaotique mais, Modigliani nous a prouver que, bien qu’il vivait dans le désordre, il pouvait crée des oeuvres d’une unité parfaite.

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violin lesson

The whole painting amazes and fascinates by its illusionism. Harnett’s The Old Violin is the kind of picture people want to touch, since every passage expresses a different texture so convincingly. It seems difficult to believe that the texture is … Continue reading

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satyricon: fellini and creative crudeness

Fellini’s Satyricon- a pagan spectacle as it was in Nero’s time and certainly may be in our own… All the scenes of Fellini’s Satyricon possess a nightmarish vividness. Fellini took Petronius’s account and gave it a suitably phantasmgoric story line, … Continue reading

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he threw it all away

Rembrandt. He was happily married and had one son. He was financially prosperous and creatively vigorous. But to a man of Rembrandt’s nature, prosperity and public adulation paled in comparison to finding solutions of problems in painting and new ways … Continue reading

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