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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for January 22nd, 2011

 

The art of Gustav Adolf Mossa, 1883–1971

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Self-portrait. A French artist and another late Symbolist painter whose idiosyncracies point to Surrealism but whose obsession with femmes fatales looks back to the preoccupations of the fin de siècle. If you don’t mind the implicit misogyny there’s a lot more to be seen here and here. Elle (1906). Le baiser d’Hélène (1905). Bruges-la-morte (1911). […]

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