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The Emotions of Colour An Appreciation of Franz Marc

Franz Marc was born in Munich in 1880. He died near Verdun in 1916, legally murdered in what was called The War To End All Wars. A war which slaughtered over a million men. Marc’s father was a representational animal painter. His son took the language of animal imagery to new symbolic heights. In 1901, abandoning his philosophy course, he …

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A YEAR AT CAPE CORNWALL

A YEAR AT CAPE CORNWALL: Neil Pinkett’s Show at Cornwall Contemporary Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall, UK May 2017. It is the privilege of the artist to create a world that no-one has ever seen before. If the work is weak we are not convinced, it is arbitrary, trivial. If the artist is good, however, there is that amazed or delighted shock of …

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