* research the work of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Look at the title again: 'Renoir
's Dancer,' the name of a famous male artist followed by an anonymous noun.
It is called St Tropez and while the precise date of its creation is not known, it's thought it was probably painted in about 1899 when Renoir
settled in the south of France, near Cannes.
There also is further paradox in that Renoir
and Truffaut both were well aware of the obsessiveness that often drives art.
(5) Although he does not highlight La Grande Illusion as one of Renoir
's greatest films, Bazin did observe that it contains all the major aesthetic tenets that make his work "realist"--a mode referring to multiple aspects of filmmaking (acting, wardrobe, narrative theme, dialogue) but centered on this continuous form of "optically realistic" filming.
The small Renoir
piece became the subject of a dramatic legal dispute after a Virginia woman, Marcia ''Martha'' Fuqua, said she bought the painting at a flea market for $7.
House, located at 225 East 63rd Street, was constructed in 1962 mad its spacious apartments ate being renovated and upgraded with plank floors and stainless steel appliances.
Some 143 letters, photos, plasters, drawings and personal items that once belonged to Pierre-Auguste Renoir
will be sold at auction on Thursday, despite protests from the Impressionist master's great-grandson.
(12A) YOU'LL have to go a long way to see a better looking movie than this one now doing the rounds in art house cinemas.