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Edna St. Vincent Millay | Time does not bring relief / Non da' sollievo il tempo

Gustav Pope🎨 | Awakening spring, 1877

Time does not bring relief; you all have lied
Who told me time would ease me of my pain!

I miss him in the weeping of the rain;
I want him at the shrinking of the tide;
The old snows melt from every mountain-side

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Ademaro Bardelli (Italian, 1934-2010)

Ademaro Bardelli lives and works in Tuscany and has been involved in art since 1956. He attended the Art Institute of Florence from 1949-1953.
After military service, he travelled abroad, in Belgium, working in a coalmine in Switzerland, in France, doing all kinds of activities, such as portes, quarrier, docker, waiter etc.
Back in Italy in 1956 he started his professional artistic activity. He has died on January 30th 2010, in Barberino di Mugello.

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Francine Van Hove (French, 1942)

Francine Van Hove is a contemporary French painter🎨.
Born in Saint-Mandé (Seine, France), she studied in Paris and received a Fine Arts degree with qualifications to teach in secondary schools.
After teaching one year at Lycee de Jeunes Filles in Strasbourg, she resigned from her position and decided to come back to Paris in 1964 where she now lives and continues to paint.

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Berit Kruger-Johnsen | The Dream Seller

Growing up in Oslo, Norway, nature has always played a major part in Berit Kruger-Johnsen's life. She studied for a degree in biology and upon completion was accepted into the only graphic design school in Oslo at that time.
Berit Kruger-Johnsen was taught by two British illustrators. She went on to work in the advertising industry for a year and now works as a freelance illustrator.
For the last thirteen years Berit Kruger-Johnston has been residing in Australia. She still has family based in Norway so frequently travels to her home town.

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Kitty Meijering (Dutch, 1974)

Kitty Meijering, born in Alkmaar and studied at the Amsterdam University.
At this University she followed a visual arts education, which she completed in 1998. For her last study project she painted namely models.
At this moment dance🎨 and specifically ballet is the main theme Kitty dedicates her time to.
This stunning new serie shows paintings of dancers in full movement and emotion.

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Victor Bauer (American, 1969)

"My name is Victor Bauer and currently I live and work in New York. My work can be found in corporate and private collections in the US, Europe and Canada.
I consider myself a self taught artist. Painting comes as natural as walking to me. My father was a painter, and I grew up playing in his studio, drawing experimenting with colors.
My earlier works were mostly abstracts and during these years I developed my own style and technique using mostly just a palette knife".

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Édouard Cortès (French, 1882-1969)

Édouard Cortès 1882-1969 | French post-impressionist painter

Édouard Leon Cortès was born in Lagny-sur-Marne, a few miles east of Paris. As an adolescent, he became fascinated with the arts and at seventeen began his studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
The year 1901 marked the artist's first exhibition at the Salon des Artistes Francais. His piece depicting a dramatic Paris street scene at dusk brought him immediate recognition and fame.
Later, as an active member of the prestigious Societe des Artistes Francais, Cortes exhibited his works yearly in Paris at the Society's salon as well as at the Salon des Independants, and the Salon d'Hiver.