Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Prevailing Academic Painting Aesthetic Standards

11 said: naked Maha Period :1798-1805 Creator: Francisco De Geya - Spain Specification: 97cm × 190cm Materials: fabric paint Keep possession at: Prado Museum in Madrid "Maha" is a Spanish social field was the generic term for aristocratic ladies. Goya painted the "Maha" Who, everyone different, is still a mystery. This "naked Maha", "Maha" sit on the couch, head arm, slightly reclining, slim waist, according to the prevailing academic painting aesthetic standards, her head slightly more, sub-toes anatomical structure, apparently a painter intentional. In any case, the painting brought him a great reputation.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Use Oil Painting Describe His own Love Life

The second stage, based on his wife, modeled on Western, and describe his own love life. During this period of creation, in his ideal image of women - the delicate quiet temperament, contemplative dreamy appearance, tempting burnout melancholy to performance. 60-80 years, when the art of Rossetti's most mature period, the wife's tragic death in West gave him a fatal wound. In the works, pre-jewel-like colors, turning bright line style soft edges, fuzzy body, lyrical weakened, people slow pace, facial expressions fade loose depletion. This period also that the third stage, he created a series of sentimental mood of women with a personal portrait, decadent mood, a symbol of a strong sense, meaning difficult and tend to be obscure. In the 1980s, the decline of Rossetti's artistic emergence of the phenomenon, he has completely betrayed the original purpose of the Pre-Raphaelite, he then painted the characters face is almost identical - the thick black hair, slender neck, two film tempting thick lips, shows a morbid or melancholy drunkenness, decadent beauty, this is a common problem Rossetti oil painting, the artist is unhappy, self-sinking of the results have been entirely his own portrayal of the soul. During this period the more famous works include "Daydream."

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Sophisticated Design, Scientific Adjustment - Seurat

Related to historical records, in order to complete this piece of Seurat masterpiece, spent two years time, almost every day to the park on the dry observation and sketching, and composition studies conducted in the studio and color analysis. It is said that, in order to accurately grasp the special visual effects, he bought many things from the mall and the "real" open for analysis and reflection, while making a significant number of notes. In order to better and more complete grasp of the painting, Seurat created after more than three pieces of draft sketches and color, in particular, every character on the screen, all through the artist repeated observation and reflection before the final decision, so the screen the kind of contrast and harmony is also tempered results.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Balthus’s Entire Life and His Paintings

Balthus's life spanned the entire 20th century, but also half of the 20th century European painting, the last survivor, and also the very limited number of lifetime can exhibit their works in the Louvre in Paris is one of the artists. There are historians that in the past 100 years of the 20th century, only three can affect the painting, Picasso, Matisse, and Balthus; Balthus's main achievements is that he will be further developed realism painting, and will also be in Paris and the artistic achievements of the essence of humanist ideas into our life times. Thus, some critics and collectors to him as a "genius dream world who decorated," "anti-mainstream painting's artist" and his representative works are "card game", "bird crow and the Maiden" "Girls and Guitar," "Cat and mirrors", "Dream Series". Either way, Balthus painting in the history of the world have the status is indisputable.
The great genius is always accompanied by great character, perhaps, it is hard to believe he is most worthy of imperial letter what is the appeal of his art or his arrogant attitude toward life? Balthus starting from a young age, there the idea of a painting, for he is concerned, it is the sincere expression of his inner world, in the real world may be denied and ignored, but he never tried to Balthus learned in school to add their own source of Western art the art world, so in the long years, he has always been the accumulation of their own lonely painting techniques, tenacious in the studio alone to study. Especially for those who do not understand him even mocking his people, always arrogant and rude. Humble and natural. The loneliness of the artist, said the public vulgar contempt for "bourgeois" never compromise, especially on the road in his art has always maintained the unique insights and is a "romantic," the rebels. He would rather lonely life, too, because he does not belong to this age, he lives in their chosen space and time. He was a time not all about the art in him, tenacious nature and patience as the constituent elements of the most solid, while he was an insatiable in their own master.
Balthus (Balthus, 1908 ---- 2001), was born in Paris, France, is a Polish noble family, his father was an art historian, painter, Daumier in France is to study the authority of scholars. Balthus is a college-educated artists have never, since the 1950s, his works were widely recognized and praised the community; 1961 the French Minister of Culture appointed him president of the French Academy in Rome; 1976, the French government to grant His "National Arts Award"; 1991, Japan Art Association awarded him "Empire Art Award"; 1993, Switzerland Pelosi Ye Yali local government awarded him the "honorary citizens"; 1995, Balthus exhibition in Beijing, China Art Museum. In 1997, he began the mountain villa in Switzerland reclusive life until death in 2001.