Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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By the homes of Degas and Renoir, Paris street artists face a lonely struggle
A bustling Belle Epoque square has fallen silent, bringing hard times to today’s painters

Kim Willsher, in Paris

24, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Ban Marvel's gay kiss? You might as well ban the Sistine Chapel
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro’s attempts to censor an Avengers comic isn’t just bigoted. It ignores the fact that Christian artists pioneered same-sex snogging

Jonathan Jones

09, Sep, 2019 @4:07 PM

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Eldorado Aristide Bruant Dans Son Cabaret
The French post-impressionist painter and illustrator creates a striking poster for the singer

Skye Sherwin

12, Oct, 2018 @7:59 AM

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Stars, stripes and screens – the week in art
The sun is rising at the Science Museum, liquid crystal displays are put to novel uses in Sheffield, and Sean Scully’s geometric works are at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Jonathan Jones

05, Oct, 2018 @1:38 PM

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What to see this week in the UK
From A Star Is Born to Becky Hill, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Mark Cook and Lyndsey Winship

05, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne review – revolution pure and simple
Samuel Courtauld’s lifelong collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces spark off each other in an enthralling collaboration

Laura Cumming

16, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Courtauld Impressionists review – here is the tumult, wonder, beauty and terror of modern life
The temporary closure of the Courtauld Gallery means some of its great masterpieces can sit alongside the National’s for this sensational exhibition

Jonathan Jones

13, Sep, 2018 @5:51 PM

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Pissarro in Norwood, Monet at the Savoy: what the exiled impressionists saw in London
Many great artists found refuge in London after fleeing tumult in France. Their sensational landscapes – beautifully capturing its streets, waters and winter snows – are the highlight of a major new exhibition at Tate Britain

Richard Shone

20, Oct, 2017 @2:44 PM

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How one road to a deal with Iran was paved with art
Nancy Matthews, whose exhibitions of Iranian art in 2001 and 2007 came during years of a diplomatic standoff, tells Alexandra Glorioso the means are more important than the end

Alexandra Glorioso for Tehran Bureau

26, Nov, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Cocottes, courtesans and sex in the city: Paris celebrates art of the demi-monde
A new major exhibition examines artists’ fascination with the rise of prostitution, as the population of the French capital boomed in the late 19th century

Kim Willsher

19, Sep, 2015 @10:52 AM

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Crazy Jane review – a portrait of Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge muse
Nicola McCartney’s play about Jane Avril is staged with a restless combination of back projections, dance routines and multiple languages

Mark Fisher

01, Jun, 2015 @12:17 PM

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Pablo Picasso: Spanish by birth, French at art
Jonathan Jones: The 20th century’s greatest painter was born in Malaga but came into his own amid the sleaze and bohemianism of Paris – the only city that could have matched his peerless imagination

Jonathan Jones

20, Feb, 2015 @4:35 PM

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