The caged bird sings with a fearful trill/ Of things unknown but longed for still/ And his tune is heard on the distant hill/ For the caged bird sings of freedom. — ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’, Maya Angelou The weight of the world / is love / Under the burden / of […]
A museum curator since she was 20, Dominique de Font-Réaulx came into her own surrounded by the world’s most celebrated works of art. Rembrandt, Cézanne, Ingres, Courbet – the glorious masters of canvas are her life’s work. No doubt influenced by the compelling presence of these paintings, the Parisian-based curator and historian began exploring the effect on painters of a new medium that exploded onto the 1800s art scene: photography.