Alfons Maria Mucha was a Czech artist he is well known to be one of the most noticeable illustrator, painter and interior design of the Art Nouveau movement. He became one of the most important figures of the Art Nouveau by the late 1890s by the time the concept of the “art nouveau” made it big entrance. His posters and crafts were made famous to the public with the help of the new process of impression of the time. Mucha was born in 1860 in Moravia in the Austrian empire, now known as Czech Republic. He worked as a painter and studied Art in Austria and Germany, before going to Paris where he had to fight for living and where he worked on his graphic style and produced illustrations for books and Art calendars.
In France from 1789-1799 the French Revolution(s) was taking place. The French Revolution was an influential series of events that caused many changes in Europe. The French Revolution was influential as the French people wanted self government in Europe, as their was already an established republic in America. The French revolution was the greatest turning point because for the first time since the Roman Republic was their a well established republic in a popular european country. Even though the French Revolution was a good turning point for Europe, and the world, it was not bloodless; during the French Revolution much blood was shed due to the invention of the guillotine killing approximately “1376.” Both that of the nobility and the poor.
Not only did the printing press change Europe another factor was the Renaissance art. The way paintings were drawn to writing to architecture changed Europe. The changes of art happened because of they were thinking for themselves. That was the main goal of Humanism. Humanism was another factoring leading to the change of Europe.
Art Nouveau: Influence on Nature, Colour, and Sex One of the most important figures that was responsible for the popularity of Japonisme and the international stylistic movement of Art Nouveau was Siegfried Bing, a German art dealer based in Paris who brought in Japanese prints, ceramics, lacquer and other applied arts to the West. The name took reference from his art gallery and exhibition hall “La Maison de l 'Art Nouveau” (Style Art Nouveau) in 1895. In the introduction of The Art Nouveau
Declaration of Independence is a work of art made by Romantic era painter John Trumbull. John began the first version of this painting in 1786, 1817 when he was commissioned by Congress to make another version which was purchased in 1819. He began sketching the piece in Paris, convinced by Thomas Jefferson and using his memory of the event. Finally, the commissioned piece was placed in the capitol dome rotunda while the original version was placed in the Yale art gallery. This romantic style painting showcases the drafting committee of the Declaration of Independence on June 28th, 1776, commonly thought to be the signing, which took place at a later date.
The scenes Michelangelo painted on the Sistine Chapel are the embodiment of Renaissance art and the pinnacle of creativity of the time period. The many scenes on the ceiling are painted in the style of the classics which is indicative of the rediscovery going on around them. The paintings show the characteristics of the Renaissance that we talked about in class. The scenes of the Sistine Chapel are Renaissance art because the embodie the ideas and values of the Renaissance. In the Renaissance, one of the driving factors was individualism or focusing on ones self.
The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus was painted by Nicholas Poussin, a French painter, in the year of 1628. Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) was an important painter of the French Baroque period and and the founder of French classical painting in 17th century. He admired Renaissance masters Raphael and Titian, and was obsessed with the study of Greek and Roman cultural heritage. Most of Poussin 's works are based on myth, history, and religious stories. Although it is not large, it is meticulously crafted.
Better known in French as “rebirth”, it was based off of ancient cultures of Greece and Rome. It was known as the rebirth because things changed from times before that were known as the middle ages. This was a time of happiness, full of colorful people and personalities throughout this era. In these times things began to change, the people and society around them began to evolve slowly and more excitingly. It is also the rediscovery of the high standards set by the Greeks and Romans.
Impressionism is still being practiced by modern artists in this day and age. When you see a Monet’s masterpiece, like one of his famous The Water Lily Pond (Les Nymphếas) paintings, the vivid colour, and the unique brushstroke fixates you and speaks to you in the language that translation is not required. This is infinite. Shall we look at a different art form – opera? Does it really matter if we watch Madame Butterfly now or in the 19the Century right after Puccini finished composing?
Eventually became the world's most famed painting movement. See: Characteristics of Impressionist Painting (1870-1910). the most contribution of artistic movement to "modern art" was to legitimatise the utilization of non-naturalist colors, so paving the approach for the all non-naturalist abstractionism of the twentieth century. Short-lived, dramatic and extremely prestigious, light-emitting diode by Henri Emile Benoit Matisse (1869-1954), art movement was 'the' modern vogue throughout the mid-1900s in Paris. The new vogue was launched at the Salon d'Automne, and have become instantly famed for its vivid, garish, non-naturalist colors that created artistic movement seem virtually monochrome!