Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Genre Painting in Bass Xiba

7, said: bass Xiba
Period: 1830
Creator: K.P. cloth to stay Love Russia
Specification: 87.5cm × 61.5cm
Materials: fabric paint
Keep possession at the: Russian Museum in St. Petersbur
Follow the style of Italian painters to depict the form of genre painting portraits, so that the environment to heighten the sitter's personality and lifestyle, often known as "Love-type fabric to stay." "Beth Xiba" is the kind of work, the artist depicts a nude bass Xiba soft symmetry, the good life, praise, praise the beauty of harmony. And arranged in the side of a black slave, in order to foil bass Xiba. Composition is also required, adding to the screen in the form of means, is impressive.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Carefully Balanced Picture of Corot's Composition

    Corot landscape in the early years of mostly urban and wilderness landscapes, scenery clear, sunny, 50 years later he changed styles, from the glare of attention toward the creation of beautiful poetry hazy landscape. "Mengte Fontaine memories" is the masterpiece of his later style. The paintings exhibited at the Salon in 1864 when purchased by Napoleon III, also made his reputation Sheng, a lot of time, the painting is reproduced, widespread. Mengte Fontaine Park in the north of Paris, here and picturesque, as Corot's landscape has inspired many. In this picture the most as a screen of trees occupied by dense foliage, and its corresponding is located on the left of the trees, carefully balanced picture of Corot's composition, with women dressed in red and children to increase the weight of the left, reflecting the distant waters of the middle of one of the slopes and trees, silver and green tone unifies the whole picture. Corot did not attention to detail in processing account, but pay attention to natural light and shadow, the overall effect, cast a shadow over everything as if a layer of pale smoke. Brisk elegant artist's brushwork, Toki looming, such as fog near the tree, and occasionally out of the middle of the white pen marks are properly convey the general landscape in the countryside that a trace of the moving reflector. This is a transparent world, this fascinating light, perhaps only music can be compared with the mood of it. It is also this fantastic poetry, so that Corot's work was welcomed by the public. Many artists have followed suit Corot's painting, but Corot natural poetic and subtle sense of color that no one can duplicate. And the essence of his work is clearly more than a little poetic that on the surface. In the light, atmosphere and block-shaped handle, the Corot is still obsessed with classical structure.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Never Finish the Painting a Picture ---De Kooning

The 20th century, 30 and 40 years, de Kooning in the New York artist has a widespread reputation: never finish the painting a picture. In fact, De Kooning not finish a painting, but to be left on the screen to the audience more room for imagination. For instance, he painted a very dynamic in the abstract the human body, will screen all the background details of all omitted, so we watch the death of his works can not be stared at, but the eye must follow those dynamic lines and color move, so his work is also known as "dynamic art." De Kooning in his paintings brought from Europe, the traditional basis, according to their own understanding and awareness to develop their own style and techniques. He once said: "Style is shaken, if an artist means to enhance their own style, it is a very bad idea. The power of art and appeal of freedom from the development of things, so naturally style formation, rather than deliberately to pursue it.
Representatives in the abstract expressionist painters, De Kooning because of a variety of artistic personality has been widely known. He told the United States, a critic saying: "I am one of the most flexible of the artist, I can open any one album, to find one that can affect my work." The difference with other artists is De Kooning did not limit yourself to simple and absolutely abstract art, he created the theme of most of the characters, and more are women. De Kooning is very clear advantage of opportunities to show their work, in his view, an artist should have a strong self-confidence, it should be kept to pursue their artistic goals and direction. His "woman" is generally considered in the abstract expressionist movement works with the symbolic key. Because of his artistic creation artistic achievements made in 1962, he became an official U.S. citizen in 1964 • from U.S. President Lyndon Johnson took over the Medal of Freedom.
De Kooning one life to 93 years old, said he turned to painting to sculpture in his later years, and all work done by assistants. De Kooning was an abstract expressionist artists in a representative figure, but also the post-war European art and American art is an important connection point. He refused to stay in the rut, but continue to breakthroughs and discoveries, as he himself put it: "When you are positive the nineteenth and twentieth years of age, you really want to go into the world, and do not care to give up art.
De Kooning (Willen de Kooning, 1904 ----1997), born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 3 years old her parents divorced, his mother has been living since. 12 years old apprentice in an art dealership, while studying painting at the Rotterdam art school, this time until 1924. During this period, he came into contact with the new European art, modern art by the Dutch influence. In 1926, he made a bold decision, the United States illegally. In the United States experienced the difficulties and frustrations, the 1930-1940 years in New York has the effect of the impact of the 1950s after the success in the United States began drinking, and very serious. Officially became a U.S. citizen in 1962, 1963, on Long Island Hot Springs to build their own studio in 1968, returned home after an absence of 42 years the Netherlands, and Amsterdam's personal exhibition a grand scale. Dutch government awarded him the "highest honor." As the long-term alcohol abuse and the body was severely damaged, died in 1997.