She enjoyed many museum visits and was profoundly influenced by Matisse's motifs, Chagall's palette, and Raoul Dufy
's vibrant watercolors.
The salon is decorated with cobalt blue wallpaper in a print by the magnificent French Fauve artist Raoul Dufy
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Raoul Dufy
Oune 3, 1877), Gustave Courbet (June 10, 1819), Egon Schiele (June 12, 1890), Jim Dine (June 16, 1935), Magdalena Abakanowicz (June 20, 1930), and Allan Houser (June 30, 1914).
In the words of Raoul Dufy
, the French Fauvist painter, "There is one thing certain about the colour Blue - it is the only colour, which maintains its own character in all its tones...it will always stay blue."
While the categories of invention offered supple, even loose reflections of history--the section on fire included, for example, prehistoric artifacts; Raoul Dufy
's Feu d'artifice a Nice, le casino de la Jetee-Promenade (Fireworks in Nice, Casino on the Pier), 1947; Jacques Henri-Lartigue's Feu d'artifice a Nice (Fireworks in Nice), 1911; and Noel Dolla's Les silences de la fumee (The Silences of Smoke), 1989--this expansive lineage nevertheless framed Nice as the consummation of a Western civilization development project.
Among the highlights is a loose, flat oil from 1930, Nu sur fond jaune, by Raoul Dufy
Originally published in 1910 and embellished with the graphically sophisticated and totally appropriate woodcuts of Raoul Dufy
, we find the poet at his most accessible.
Bernard Villemot, the last great commercial/poster artist, lived in Paris his entire life (no surprise), drew inspiration from Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy
, and other fine artists of his time (early-mid twentieth century), and left an immeasurable mark on modern advertising and graphic art.
This is a translation of twentieth century French poet, Guillaume Apollinaire's, first book of poems The Bestiary (1909) accompanied by reprints of the charming Raoul Dufy
woodcuts from the 1911 edition.
Richard Green Fine Art will bring the great names of the 20th century to Palm Beach in February with an hibition to include works by John Duncan Fergusson, Sir Alfred Munning, Pablo Picasso, Raoul Dufy
, Sam Francis and Josef Albert.