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Tag: Gustave Courbet

  • Auction Industry

    Rubik's Cube Mona Lisa Fetches 480,000 Euros At Paris Auction

    Made from 330 Rubik's Cubes by the French artist Invader -- famous for his ceramic Space Invaders figures inspired by the vintage pixelated video game -- is called "Rubik Mona Lisa". PARIS(AFP).- A Mona Lisa as puzzling as the smile of Leonardo da Vinci's muse -- made out of nearly 300…

    Rubik's Cubes by the French artist Invader
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    19th Century European Art

    Known best as a writer, social critic, and playwright, August Strindberg was also a prominent Swedish painter. Strindberg used his art as a centering tool, an escape from his tumultuous personal and political life. The upcoming fine art auction offered by Sotheby’s will highlight one of his Impressionist works, titled…

    Eugène-françois-marie-joseph Devéria- Portrait Of Laurence Davidson And His Three Sons
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    European Art Part I

    The Art journal from 1896 referred to John William Waterhouse as, "An artist who adds to his designs a certain mystic suggestion—a touch of that sad wonderment which troubles the deep thinker." Waterhouse is amidst the most admired artists from Europe in the 19th-century. Later in his life, he embraced…

    John William Waterhouse, R.A. (British, 1849-1917)/Auctiondaily