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Tales about Vincent van Gogh; in Antonin Artaud and in a biography

Antonin Artaud, one of famous French surrealists, sums up the life of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, in Preface for his work titled Van Gogh, in the following way: ‘One can speak of the good mental health of van Gogh … Continue reading

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A portrait of Paracelsus

On the cover of a Japanese translation of Paracelsica by Carl Gustav Jung, published by Misuzu Shobo in 1992, a portrait of Paracelsus could be found. According to the publisher of this version of the book, (1) this portrait was … Continue reading

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Who’s who? – André Masson

André Masson   Below is a summarised biography of André Masson, French painter and graphic artist. Quotes except for indicated ones are all taken from ‘art dictionary’.   André Masson ‘was born in Balagny, a village on Ile de France’, … Continue reading

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