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Self-Portraits / Rembrandt van Rijn

"I can't paint the way they want me to paint and they know that too.Of course you will say that I ought to be practical and ought to try and paint the way they want me to paint. Well, I will tell you a secret. I have tried and I have tried very hard, but I can't do...

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Library / Magic mountain – Thomas Mann

Der Zauberberg, first German edition, 1924 The Magic Mountain begins with a short but important introduction. Thomas Mann tells us this will have to be a very long book, since he wants to tell the story of a person, and a person is built up very slowly by important...

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Craigie Horsfield

  Craigie Horsfield (born 1949 in Cambridge) is an English photographer. In 1996 he was nominated for the annual Turner Prize. Horsfield described his work (photographs of the environments and people around him) as, "intimate in scale but its ambition is,...

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“One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich”

- Chris Marker shooting his documentary on Andrei Tarkovsky "One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich", released in 1999.-  The film combines clips from Tarkovsky's films with footage of Tarkovsky on the set of his last film The Sacrifice and on his deathbed, during...

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Let’s talk about you – Sascha Windolph

Sascha welcome to my "home", thank you very much for agreeing to take part in this new column of my blog.  Through this i want to get to know the artists that i appreciate most and i would like that they share with me their thoughts, worries, as well as an overview of...

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Let’s talk about you – Winding Numbers

Hello Larry, I met you on the Tumblr platform where you manage two blogs. To start,tell me a few things about yourself. Just the things you feel like sharing, of course. I’m retired after spending a few years in the military and then many years as an educator. I have...

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The world of interior / Henri Matisse

"The environment creates the object. I spent my entire life working in front of the same objects that gave me a sense of reality, turning my mind to all that these objects had been through for me and with me ." Henri Matisse Matisse liked to be surrounded in everyday...

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