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News: Duchamp’s ‘Unknown’ Brother

'On the beach', 1956, Jacques Villon

When all three of your brothers and sisters are fellow artists, particularly the famous Marcel Duchamp, it is hard to distinguish one’s own identity. Thus, Gaston Duchamp adopted the working pseudonym of Jacques Villon.   Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Unknown’ brother was a painter and graphic artist whose legacy includes almost 700 prints in addition to paintings. From 1950 onward his work ... Read More »

2 Days In: Cadaqués, Spain

Streets of Cadaques

Situated two and a half hours from Barcelona on the famed Costa Brava, is the strange and beautiful town of Cadaques. Nestled into a bay, this sleepy fishing village is home to only a couple of thousand residents but because of its peacefulness and clear ocean waters, will on Summer weekends hold ten times that in tourists. There are only ... Read More »

Art in Transit: Van Gogh Goes Down Under as Picasso and Pals Head to Cuba

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  For a couple of dead fellows, they do get around. News from the art world has masterpieces by two of Museyon’s favorites headed to new climes. First, a selection of 112 works from Paris’ renowned Musée D’Orsay are currently on display at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, including Paul Gauguin’s “Tahitian Women on the Beach” (1891) and ... Read More »

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