Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Artwork of the month: Paul Signac.

Paul Signac is a simple painter, chiseling subject matter that was popular and commonplace in his time.  As was his life and his paintings - commonplace.  He married, left her later, shacked up with a woman, painted some and died.

I have always liked this painting.   I enjoy the seemingly random color placement of his work.

Paul Signac
French, 1863-1935
"Blessing of the Tuna Fleet at Groix"
1923, oil on canvas


Go see this at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts...
...it is worth a few moments of investigation.


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