After the Rennisance

Paul Guillaume was twenty-three when Modigliani painted this portrait. Already an established dealer in l'art négre, Guillaume is presented as the ‘new helmsman’ and defender of contemporary art. His name boldly appears at upper left; at upper right the Star of David is accompanied by the inscription ‘Stella Maris’; ‘Novo Pilota’ is painted with a flourish at lower left. Modigliani signed the painting at lower right, adding a ‘swastika’ which, prior to its later negative association, was recognised as a Sanskrit symbol meaning ‘good omen’
Claude Monet was the undisputed leader of the Impressionist movement that reigned supreme in the modern art world of late nineteenth-century France. Monet painted this work in 1882, when the movement was at its height
In the muted palette of the emerging dawn, Claude Monet portrayed the industrial port of Le Havre on the northern coast of France. The brilliant orange of the rising sun glimmers amid the damp air and dances on the gentle rippling water, lighting up its iridescent blues and greens
Painted just a year before his death, this series of sunsets reflects Rivera’s deep love of life and his ongoing experimentation with colors, techniques, and supports.
Deeply admiring nature’s central role in Japanese culture, Monet here fuses Japanese motifs with his impressionist palette and brushstrokes to posit a hybrid, transcendent understanding of nature’s primacy. He first seriously explored translating the garden into paint in the summer of 1899, producing a series of 12 views of its light-dappled surface, arching footbridge, and surrounding flora.
Claude Monet was a key figure in the Impressionist movement that transformed French painting in the second half of the nineteenth century. Throughout his long career, Monet consistently depicted the landscape and leisure activities of Paris and its environs as well as the Normandy coast. He led the way to twentieth-century modernism by developing a unique style that strove to capture on canvas the very act of perceiving nature.
The years from the summer of 1914 until Monet's death in 1926 comprise a period of extraordinary activity in the artist's career.
Claude Monet painted a series of oil paintings of the Palace of Westminster, home of the British Parliament, in the fall of 1899 and the early months of 1900 and 1901 during stays in London.[1] All of the series' paintings share the same viewpoint from Monet's window or a terrace at St Thomas' Hospital overlooking the Thames and the approximate
It is a photograph created by the United Kingdom Government and taken prior to 1 June 1957; or It was commercially published prior to 1965; or It is an artistic work other than a photograph or engraving (e.g. a painting) which was created by the United Kingdom Government prior to 1965.
Most all Kahlo books agree that this is Frida's last painting and that 8 days before her death she added the inscription
From 1913 to 1917 Diego Rivera produced around 200 cubist paintings, of both the synthetic and analytic kinds. Following the precepts of Cézanne, he sought to draw out the geometrical forms of each one of the elements that composed his paintings
He spent long hours painting, a habit he would never abandon and one that earned him the praise of his mentor.
This night landscape represents the coastline at Åsgårdstrand, a small beach resort south of Oslo in Norway, where Edvard Munch spent his summers from the 1880s onward.
These works span her entire career and include manuscripts, major paintings in oil and watercolour, drawings, cartoons and works in clay and fabric.
, are preserved and made available by the BC Archives, part of the Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, BC.
Seurat used black Conté crayon to create gradations of tone on the textured paper, achieving effects akin to those in his pointillist paintings
Best known as a painter and author, The Canadian Encyclopedia has described her as a Canadian Icon. Carr’s professional and personal records, along with over 1000 works of art, are preserved and made available by the BC Archives, part of the Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, BC. These works span her entire career and include manuscripts
This is a cornerstone of the Jan and Meda Mládek collection. Its price is today already virtually inestimable. It consists of 215 studies, drawings and paintings, and ranks alongside the world's most comprehensive collections of its kind
Princess depicts a beautiful Western woman wearing a kimono and standing amidst numerous Asian objects,including a rug and screen as well as some porcelain She holds a hand fan and looks at the viewer "wistfully". The entirety is rendered in an impressionistic manner
Claude Monet was the undisputed leader of the Impressionist movement that reigned supreme in the modern art world of late nineteenth-century France. Monet painted this work in 1882, when the movement was at its height
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