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The image of a young boy in the eyes of a feminist is always something to endure. And, so knew Swynnerton for herself – a British painter, who stood for women’s rights to vote, and also as a prominent feminist among other avant-garde artists of her time. This has become one of the long-standing impressions of Annie Swynnerton among us and her long-loving audience. When you consider the kind of background the painter hails from, you tend to understand her political views better. Especially in England of the early 20th Century, there had to be enough reconciliation to be made with oneself before launching expressive support to the proletariat classes. Her admiration for working-class boys is platonic in this oil-on-canvas masterpiece. And her pride takes […]

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Otto Pilny, a swiss artist has depicted this genre painting of middle eastern culture of old times. It depicts a moment of a young arab man picking out his favorite girl from the lot provided by the old man. The scene is taking place in the middle of the arab desert where, after the whole day’s scathing heat, the temperature is soothing to a bearable level and which will soon come down the point of shivering cold when it is the middle of the night. The surrounding objects and people are saying about where this event is taking place. The camels and tents in the middle of the desert indicates them to be vagabonds of the deserts, wandering from one place to another to make […]

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