The Blue Room (Valadon)

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The Blue Room (La chambre bleue) is a 1923 painting by the French artist Suzanne Valadon, and is one of her most recognizable works. It is painted in oil on canvas. Like many of Valadon's later works, it uses strong colors and emphasizes decorative backgrounds and patterned materials.[1] The painting is housed at Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

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It depicts "a clothed model who smokes cigarettes, reads books and doesn't make her bed".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suzanne Valadon". Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  2. ^ Cotter, Holland, "Through Women's Eyes, Finally", nytimes.com. Retrieved March 30, 2013.

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