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Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may19/2011

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may19/2011

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Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may13/2011

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may13/2011

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Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may6/2011

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – may6/2011

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Henri Rousseau, Painter of Jungle…

Henri Rousseau, Painter of Jungle…

At Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland, there is one of the most astonishing exhibitions about Henri Rousseau artwork. It is the first time, for years, someone gathered so many master pieces from the “Douanier”. 39 paintings from the artist. The commissioners for the exhibition are Christopher Green and Philippe Buttner. This one wrote an article on Le Monde  last month about the incredible collection. Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was born in May 21st 1844 and died in September 2nd 1910 in Paris. He is more than a Pionnier, Henri Rousseau could be considered as a Rebel with a cause! Being totally against the classical influence of the 18th Century, he considered himself as a Post-impressionist painter in a Naive or primitive manner. His speciality : painting incredible jungle landscapes and life scenes… It is an extraordinary work for someone who never went to a real jungle. Why this ? Some people…