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Picture of San Marco, Venice

San Marco, Venice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nothing New

The idea that one cannot paint subjects like Venice because they have been done before is frankly ridiculous.

There are no new subjects, only new languages. It is how you say it that matters, just as much as what you say.

Canaletto, Corot, Boudin,Sickert, Bonnington, Monet, Renoir all painted Venice, to name but a few. Why? Because it is the most beautiful, unique and inspirational place in the world. As long as there are painters there will be paintings of Venice.

Painting is about revelation, showing people a way of seeing the world, whether it be landscape, the human figure or Venice.

 

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