Divine Devon Art is from an indigenous culture and from modern peasants or other laboring peoples. In contrast to’Art’ folk art is primarily utilitarian and decorative and majorly aesthetic.Devon Folk Art is characterized by a naive style, in which traditional rules of proportion and perspective are defied.
Alcohol, cocaine, sex, soaps, lottery, all are an addictive dream.
All money is debt
So the poor are judged by the rich. 12 of us against the money of the past http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/27/elitist-britain-cabinet-mps-oxbridge-private-independent-schools_n_5723662.html
From stardust to stardust each of of us makes an evolutionary step. [shopify product=http://brambleart.myshopify.com/products/madonna-and-child]
Visiting the Catalan port of Collioure 110 years after Derain And Matisse it is not difficult, despite the inevitable development, to recognise the amazing light and scenery that was to inspire their art. Situated on the Mediterranean and in the foothills of the Pyrenees the old fishing village provides a perfect muse. Ever since their fateful visit in 1905 the village of Collioure has been warmly linked to the birth of a new approach to painting – Fauvism.
Matisse arrived in May and was joined by Derain a few weeks later at the start of July and they were to work together throughout the forthcomming summer. Their work had up to then had been steeped in the post-impressionist approach but during this time in Collioure their work was to make a bold leap. Spuring each other on through times of doubt and excitement such by Steptember they had produced, between them, around 100 watercolours, 50 canvases and over 100 drawings.
Although their work was similar in outcome they appear to have worked in very different ways; Derain harnessing his instinct to produce direct work at speed whist Matisse seems to have worked in a slower, much more calculated manner. It is interesting to to see how far they had come when compared to work of their friend Manguin who was working further along the French coast in St Tropez at the same time.
Matisse never worked with Derain again and although Matisse was to return to Collioure many time Derain never did.
The first time their paintings were shown to public at the 1905 Salon d’Automme in Room VII alongside work by Vlaminck, Camoin, Marquet and a couple of conventional sculptures by Albert Marque. The experience of the room was to cause the critic Louis Vauxcelles to make his now famous pronouncement ‘..Donatello at home among the wild beasts (Fauves)’.
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Queen Zenobia (240 – 275CE)
was Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria, who led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect.
She ruled over Egypt until 271, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome by Emperor Aurelian. Today her home has been raped.
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Who ever heard of Art made from perfection, order, servility, or health?
Defeat those devils and produce something worthwhile and lasting; be beyond the now, beyond you.
Save nothing, expect the mess to deliver love, see it emerge, let it flow. Entropy is our God.
So, and again so, look at it I say, feel it and then try again, again. Where did I get? Keep on. Keep searching with the brush. Hesitate and move on. We are with you. Who? The envolvement continues until, until we find a beginning or is it an end.
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