The Flowering Orchard, on the other hand, inspires energy and movement through the powerful forms of the trees. Each painter makes use of different techniques to accomplish these emotional goals. Overall, Monet’s Spring uses mixed textures and unrestrained composition to create a gentle and dreamy hilltop view. In contrast,
Marie Denise Villers painted the Marie Josephine Charlotte du val d’Ognes. The glowing image of this beautiful young woman focuses all the attention. The colors used in this painting are darker, which cast on the more somber scenes, whereas the colors used in The Love Letter are pastels and golden which highlight the happiness and joyful scenes. The light source is barely noticeable in The Love Letter, but in Marie Josephine Charlotte du val d’Ognes the light source is visible. The light source in Marie Josephine Charlotte du val d’Ognes comes through a cracked window and outside there is a man and women who seem to be in a relationship which directly contrasts The Love Letter.
The painting is a great example of how Gainsborough integrated landscape painting with portraiture to tell a story not only of the people but also of their surroundings. The oil on canvas painting measures 70 cm by 120 cm. The overall lighting is bright, making a cheerful feeling. The colors realistically reflect nature by using various shades of green, blue and brown. It gives a warm feeling, suggesting that it could have been painted in the summer.
For example, in the painting Beautiful Lady Looking in the Mirror, he used an exaggerated method to show the exceptionally appealing manner and charm of the woman. Woodcut painting enjoyed its prosperity in Ming and early Qing Dynasties. In Quzi xing yin tu, he painted Qu Yuan ( a great patriotic poet in Zhan Guo Period) a thin and haggard but resolute character who would never give in. This has become the model for painting the image of Qu Yuan in later generations. In this painting the painter used neither extreme straight nor extreme curve lines.
“The Open Window” is an oil painting by Henri Matisse made in the summer of 1905. It is a perfect example of the new art current which inspired French Art at the beginning of the century known as Fauvism. It represents the view from the window of the hotel’s room in Collioure in which the artist stayed. It is a small painting with sizes 55.3 x 46 cm, but it contains explosive and bright colors. Matisse has portrayed the scene in an inviting and light-filled way and with a large variety of tones and colors used to paint the boats floating on the calm sea and the sky during the sunset.
Morisot, for example, was accepted into the Avant-grade circle because of her close relationship with Manet. Manet was a French painter in the early 1800’s, who became an important icon in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. He was the kind of painter who rejected the obvious and conventional and painted a radical approach to the modern urban life. Many of these women choose to not marry and focus on their work, they wanted to be known for their talent and not for the gentleman who stood beside them. Women of this time were offered the best for private training, but recognition was scarce.
He embodied her writing in creating deep-misunderstood masterpieces. Thus, some concluded his art is considered as a major element that reinforced the inferiority of women. Despite the fact that some people believe that arts and society do not determine each other. Although women have been oppressed at that time when De Beauvoir wrote the second sex, in which Picasso made it worse because in their times women were seen as sexual objects, housewives and creatures who are emotionally unstable. De Beauvoir wrote her second sex book in which she discussed the reasons beyond calling women as the other.
The neo-impressionistic technique makes the color of the painting reveals a real sense of Parisian 's outside on a sunny day and a real strong sense of sunlight streaming through the trees. The viewers can quickly feel the warmth and temperature when they look at the vibrantly portrayed artwork. Pointillism makes the picture”alive” as well as it provides a three-dimensional feel to the viewers.
The first difference between Monet’s garden and Picasso’s garden is artist’s background information. Background information is a general fact of the artist himself, which will provide audiences the better interpretation of painting toward each unique painting style. Claude Monet, French artist, was one of the pioneers of impressionism in 1860s, mostly created his artworks in a well-known “plein-air” painting style (Perry, 1927). Impressionism, in fact, derived from his artwork entitled “Impression, Sunrise” which gave its impression in terms of conveying feeling to most viewers as they were in the same situation (Dempsey, 2002). In general, impressionist art focuses on capturing the natural surroundings in a brief moment and shows in a rough style of painting (Grant, 2010).
Summertime is usually associated with warmth, happiness, sunshine etc., and as soon as the story opens it starts off “with the fresh warmth of a full- summer day; the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green.” But what one learns later on in the story is that this warm summer day being explained is the day of the lottery. The lottery is conducted by Mr. summers, he prepares the slips the night before and gets the black box all ready for the following day. As everyone is getting ready to meet at the
Colour and texture are paramount in the work. Each painting is unique, with a tactile presence, which reveals the hand of the artist. The image, which was the product of a split second drive by photo, now takes on substance through both the physicality of the paint, and through the contemplation of place and time. In this, the paintings come to represent more of a testament to her experience than the photographs. In the essay An Art That Eats Its Own Head – Painting in the Age of Images Barry Schwabgley acknowledges photographs place in contemporary art while also confirming the significance of painting, “ Although it was