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The Story of Manet

In the December 2010 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, Jerry N. Weiss discusses Edouard Manet’s Fifer (1866, oil on canvas, 63x38), which was rejected from the Salon because of the scandal that arose from Manet’s earlier picture, Olympia, (oil, 51.4x74.8, now at the Musee d'Orsay, Paris) shown in 1865.

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Cleaning and Caring for Brushes

A workman has to take good care of his tools, and so do artists. Carolyn Lord and Frank Francese work in transparent watercolor; Chris Saper and Rob Liberace work in oil; here they reveal their tips for keeping their brushes in good shape in a web extra to "A Bevy of Brushes" in the...