20JAN 2017
Cezanne Large Bathers

Cezanne Large Bathers

Artist: Paul Cezanne Completion Date: 1900 Style: Post-Impressionism Period: Final period Genre: genre painting Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 136 x 191 cm Gallery: National Gallery, London, UK The Bathers is the largest in a series of nude bather paintings by Cezanne, and is often referred to as the “Large Bathers” or “Big Bathers” to distinguish it from the other…

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14JAN 2017
Vincent van Gogh - The Bedroom

Vincent van Gogh - The Bedroom

Vincent van Gogh s three versions of this composition are the only record he made of the interior of the Yellow House, where he lived while he was in Arles in the south of France. The house embodied the artist s dream of a Studio of the South,a community of like-minded artists working in harmony to create art for the future. The first version of The Bedroom (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam)…

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08JAN 2017
Vincent van Gogh art period

Vincent van Gogh art period

In 1889, inspired by a famous astronomical drawing that had been circulating in Europe for four decades, Vincent van Gogh painted his iconic masterpiece “The Starry Night, ” one of the most recognized and reproduced images in the history of art. At the peak of his lifelong struggle with mental illness, he created the legendary painting while staying at the mental asylum into which…

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02JAN 2017
Paul Cezanne Art style

Paul Cezanne Art style

I ve generally thought that Cezanne s paintings throughout most of his career have a detached and introverted quality to them. From 1873 (pretty early), The House of the Hanged Man at Auvers: What stands out to me is the layering of the painting, which is a very Cezannish quality. You want to enter the scene of the painting, but the foreground building really stops you in your tracks…

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27DEC 2016
Facts about Claude Monet

Facts about Claude Monet

Impression, Sunrise Artist Year 1872 Medium Oil on canvas Location Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris Dimensions 18.9 in × 24.8 in 48 cm × 63 cm The great French artist, Claude Monet, was responsible for introducing the idea of impression to the art movement of those who painted what they perceived at a certain point in time. Impressionists paint colors perceived with natural light, with…

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21DEC 2016
Marcel Duchamp images

Marcel Duchamp images

Marcel Duchamp, 1911, La sonate (Sonata), oil on canvas, 145.1 x 113.3 cm, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Black and white) [edit] This image is in the in the United States because it was first published outside the United States prior to January 1, 1923. Other jurisdictions have other rules. Also note that this image may not be in the public domain in the 9th Circuit if it was first…

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15DEC 2016
Edgar Degas Landscape paintings

Edgar Degas Landscape paintings

1. Edgar Degas (1834-1917) The Ballet Class, 1880–1900 Oil on Canvas - 62 x 50.5 cm Private Collection Photo : SIK-ISEA, Zurich, J.-P. Kuhn If Degas had died at fifty, he would have left a reputation of being an excellent painter, nothing more ; it was after the age of fifty that his work opened up and he became Degas . The Fondation Beyeler develops Renoir’s reflection by exhibiting…

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12DEC 2016
Gauguin Bio

Gauguin Bio

After mastering Impressionist methods for depicting the optical experience of nature, Gauguin studied religious communities in rural Brittany and various landscapes in the Caribbean, while also educating himself in the latest French ideas on the subject of painting and color theory (the latter much influenced by recent scientific study into the various, unstable processes of visual…

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09DEC 2016
Paul Gauguin Portraits

Paul Gauguin Portraits

Paul Gauguin French, 1848–1903 Self-Portrait, 1889 oil on wood, 79.2 x 51.3 cm (31 3/16 x 20 3/16 in.) National Gallery of Art, Chester Dale Collection 1-B Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas. 3-B Students use subjects, themes, and symbols that demonstrate…

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06DEC 2016
Edgar Degas Painting Techniques

Edgar Degas Painting Techniques

1834 - 1917 “ You must have a clear idea, not only what you do, but also what one you could do in the future, otherwise there is no reason to work .” – Edgar Degas, c. 1903 Edgar Degas was a painter, printmaker, sculptor and photographer. A founding member of the Impressionists in 1874, he exhibited in seven of their eight exhibitions. He considered himself a realist and believed…

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