|Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec "Chilperic" 1895|
At the Moulin Rouge
Pointed shoes, swirling skirt
rouged cheeks, painted smile,
bouncing cleavage, veiled eyes,
frivolous laugh, rhythmic sway,
endless bohemian nights.
by Margaret Bednar, August 11, 2013
This is linked and written for The Mag #181.
When I wrote the above poem, I assumed this was a dancer at the Moulin Rouge before I listened to the video below. If you care to learn about this Post-Impressionism oil painting, please listen to the video below. It's meant for kids, but I enjoyed it.
Recently I visited the Art Institute of Chicago and really enjoyed this piece of Toulouse-Lautrec's up close. An oil painting on vellum (a tambourine):
|Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, "At the Circus: The Bareback Rider" 1888|