Aesthetic Features and Influence of the Figure Paintings by Chen Hongshou Cao Jing Xu Guangtong Abstract: Chen Hongshou was a comprehensive and proficient painter in late Ming and Qing Dynasty, who was creative and unique in his own style. He made attempts to get rid of the “fashion of resplendent” by “traditional style” and was refereed to as the representative of artists with unique style and an influential figure in the 17th century. Key words: figure painting; grotesque style; influence Chen Hongshou (1598-1652), Zhanghou as his style name and “Old Lotus”as esteemed name, was a prominent painter, who inherited the tradition and created new style in painting. With the unique aesthetic values, his paintings,
Claude Monet (also known as Oscar-Claude Monet) was one of the greatest artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. He was born November 14, 1840 in Paris and died December 5, 1926 at the age of 86. Claude Monet was the founder of French impressionist painting and was the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy. In 1845 Monet’s family moved to Normandy and Monet’s father wanted him to follow his footsteps and take over the grocery store, but Monet wanted to be an artist. On April 1851 Monet entered the Le Havre secondary school of the arts.
Jean-Honore Fragonard, was one of the most productive artist in his era, has produced an amount of more than 500 paintings during his line of work. As the novice of Chardin and Boucher, who were Rococo artist, Fragonard had won the Prix de Rome and was able to attend the academy in France.
His art was often criticized for being too daring, even deviant in his lifetime. Today he is acknowledged as Vienna’s most important painter. Gustav Klimt, the painter of beautiful women, the master of patterns and metallic colors, was born in July 14 1862 in Vienna. His father was a gold engraver and that has clearly influenced the development of his art. This essay will focus on his Golden Phase and what has inspired him during that period.
It established him in Paris, where his career developed before he moved to America and than back to the Czech Republic. His work is highly recognisable as it has a truly unique style sometimes referred to as “le Mucha” (p. 33). Despite the artist himself denying that, it belonged to the broader movement of Art Nouveau prevalent in Europe at the end of the 19th century. His inspiration and ideals corresponded to the moods at the time and the idea that art should be part of every day life, and that through art life could become better and higher ideals could be achieved. Mucha believed that through appreciation of beauty, one could achieve “intellectual and moral harmony” (p.32).
Question1: Art Nouveau Art Nouveau first appeared in the Belgian art journal L’Art Moderne in 1884 to describe the work of Les Vingt, a society of 20 progressive artists that included James Ensor .Art nouveau peaked in the late 19th century. Art Nouveau was a global art movement and style based on organic forms. It peaked in popularity at the fin de siècle of the late 19th century (1890–1905), and continued until the First World War. Characteristics of Art Nouveau Art Nouveau is by the graceful curving lines. Some structures seem almost organic, rising from the ground in swelling and undulating forms.
An Adventure at Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach is where you can let all of your worries seep away into the ocean like a river. It’s a spectacular place that I love to go to during the summer with my family. The last time that I can remember is six years ago, when I was in 2nd grade. My family and I got ready for a long time to get ready to go there. We spent hours packing to get ready to depart to go to our beachside residence.
John Wilson changed during this experience by starting his own art class and meeting Zebra in the same time. A second quote showing Mr. Wilson’s change is, “‘We’re going to do two things this summer. We’re going to make paper into faces and garbage into people.’” (Potok 56) This sentence declares the reason Mr. Wilson changed from his experiences. John Wilson was explaining to his art class the activities they would do over the summer in the class. This creates a huge, great change because John Wilson has an art class causing him to change from the interactions with his students.
I have gotten so much experience on how life is for the natives. I traveled the most around was Colombia. I visited El Paso, Barranquilla, Cartagena, San Andreas Island, Kali, Bogota, and Turbo. My favorite place in Colombia was San Andreas Island. Colombians would fill the streets with people and tourist near the beach every Sunday to chat and party.
' 'work of art which did not begin In emotion is not art’’(Paul Cezanne).Every one of this world has been created uniquely.This is similar to the artist of the 19th century including Paul Cezanne(1839-1906) and Pierre Auguste Renoir(1842-1919).Both are from French.In addition Paul, Cezanne was a shy, rude and angry man.His new ideas and intense style of painting changed the history of art so, he is known as the father of modern art (Zurarakhinsky 2018)On the other hand, Pierre Auguste Renoir had a pleasant personality and he painted many paintings demonstrating joyful scenario(www.biography.com 2016).In spite of rheumatoid arthritis, he devoted himself in painting till the end of life(www.biography.com 2016)though they had committed their whole life to painting, their art movements,subject matter of painting and influences has seemed totally opposite to each other but still, both loved to paint portraits and nude women. One obvious difference is work movements.Paul Cezanne is famous as a post-impressionist artist, as well as the creator of abstract art known as cubism.In contrast, although Auguste Renoir was an artist of the same era, his work has renowned for Impressionism.Ekrisson (2013)reveals that Paul Cezanne was the artist who led the post impressionism,By the way, he used harmonious color, short and repetitive brush strokes, and capacity to give personal expression in paintings .furthermore, Cezanne felt to depict subjects in geometrical forms, in the third
This artist, Fred Tomaselli, was eye catching to me because the use of colors. I love how he incorporates the coloration in his artwork. Not only does his artwork contain numerous colors, but Tomaselli also applies a black background. The use of the black background makes each distinctive color pop. Some of Tomaselli artwork has collage.
His frequently repetitive, sensitive and exploratory brushstrokes are exceptionally feature and sincerely recognisable. He used planes of colour and small brushstrokes that build up to form complicated fields, without delay each a direct expression of the sensations of the looking at eye and an abstraction from discovered nature. The paintings convey Cezanne 's severe study of his topics, a looking gaze and a dogged conflict to deal with the complexity of human visual belief.
The next day was Sunday October 21 st , 1492, on Saturdays we take a break from our daily dues and take a trip to the shores. We usually walk to the shores with the whole village but some decided to go to the river. It was my family of 4 and another family , our neighbors, of 5 joined us to the shores. We came across some men. Men that we've never seen before.
Thomas Cole (1801-1848) was an American artist who was the founder of the Hudson River School of romantic American Landscape painting. Cole was well known for his work a being realistic and had a meticulous depiction of American landscape which featured themes of romanticism. Cole was born in England but at 17 years old his family immigrated to Ohio where Cole learned the foundation of his profession. Landscape art was not Cole’s only skill, he also was known for doing sketches, which produced some very skillful and well known pieces. Cole’s personal life was full and enriched with 5 children one of which passed away at birth, and he was married at 26 years of age to the niece of the studio he worked for in New York.
Georgia O’ Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century. Her artwork is very distinct and detailed. Without her, modern art would not be what it is today. She is well known for her paintings of landscapes and images of bones against the desert sky. She was born on November 15, 1887 and was the second child out of seven children.