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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Cezanne and Vlaminck

Cezanne's painting in the Kimbell at Fort Worth, at top

You can sit on the bench in front of it and be astounded at the colors and how he saw things.
As one student of mine has said, Jimmy Epperson, "I cried."

And fromthe San Diego Museum of Art, two of Vlaminck's works.

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