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Impressionism - The transition from Realism in the 1860s.

Impressionism, which can be considered to be the first of the Modern Art movements, had its immediate roots in the traditions of Realism. Realist painters such as Courbet, Millet and Corot were capturing scenes from the ‘natural’ world and people going about their everyday lives, particularly in the countryside. 1,031 more words

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Ordinary Goddess.


I propose a revolution. Our leader will be the goddess of flowers from Roman mythology, Flora, whose name is still used today to describe plants indigenous to a specific region of Earth. 452 more words


art 238 – by vincent van gogh.


Realism - Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier

Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier is best known for painting miniatures in oils, with scrupulous attention to detail. He specialised in scenes of bourgeois domestic life from the 17th and 18th centuries, portraying his subjects playing chess, smoking pipes, reading books, sitting near musical instruments, or posing in the uniforms of musketeers. 444 more words

Art Appreciation

art 237 – “guernica” by pablo picasso.


#Art of Fantasy 15: Kerem Beyit

Kerem Beyit is an award-winning artist from Turkey who, like Alex Horley, became interested in art because of the comic books he read. Frazetta and Brom served as his primary inspiration and because he is self-taught, for Kerem, they were also his teachers, guiding him through his own process of maturity. 94 more words


Out in the Yard

These two wonderful drawings were done by Pat Perry – the first one is called Outlived II and the second is titled Out in the Yard.  39 more words