Beauty Seen through the eyes of generations

Since the beginning of time everyone had their own views of what beauty is; They've even come up with a phrase to support that feeling. So lets go through our historical timeline to see how much beauty has changes through out the years. Remember " Beauty is in the eye of the beholder! By:Jefph Michel

Irma Brunner was one of Edouard Manet's friends. Between the time period of about 1879 to 1882 he created a large amount of female portraits using pastel. The art pieces displayed elegance and beauty. This piece was made out of pastel.Manet would use big black hats to complement the pale color tones of skin that was created by using pastel as a medium to paint.
Albert Moore piece "Blossoms" infused the Japanese art form Japonisme and ancient Greek sculptures. In this piece you can also see what beauty looks like in his eyes. Moore and his good friend whistler gained heavy interested in Japanese prints in 1860's. The art piece has a resemblance of Greek statues of Venus. Blossoms celebrates the beauty of woman and "art for arts sake".
This piece was a created by an impressionist painter Pierre Renoir. The portrait shows the charm and pure beauty that both the young women and the child has. The two sisters is one of the peaks in the career of Pierre Renoir as an artist. the art piece was created at Chatou; an area that Renoir considered to be "The most pleasant place in Paris". A year prior Renoir worked on a piece with called "Girl on a Balcony", but the model lacked the personality and charisma that was later found in the "Two Sisters.
Madame X is a late 19th Century painting created Sargent. She was also known as Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau. Virgine was a young socialite who married a banker and used her looks to move ahead. The awesome key fact about this piece is that the pieces was altered after it was showed at the salon of 1884. The original piece had the right shoulder of the dress slipping off of her shoulder, It was adjusted directly after the show. Sargent thought he would have been praised but the piece was ridiculed.
This is a painting of Robert Domecy's wife. If you notice in this painting her skin is pale, Which is one way they depicted beauty at the time. This piece would be considered post impressionism. This portrait was created using oil as the medium.
Like many of the pieces that I have encountered so far this is another piece that has more than one name. This piece is also called Woman in the Nude. It was created by Japanese painter Murakami Kagaku, The piece was created during a time when artist in japan was trying to express sexual interest. Kagaku was Born in Osaka in 1888. Kagaku also attended Kyoto Municipal College of Painting.
Jolio Torres reached his artistic peak between 1920-1930. The model used for the painting was called María Teresa López. The painting shows you Julio Torres mind frame and understanding when using paint and expressing himself through his art. If you look at the painting it strays away from classic style of painting a model where he or she would look into the distance instead she looks straight at you.
Jesús Guerrero Galván is a Mexican artist that was born in 1910. This art piece was created during the Muralism movement in mexico. The Muralism movement in Mexico was a period in Mexico where all or most artist was working on pieces that we're mural based. "At the end of the Revolution the government commissioned artists to create art that could educate the mostly illiterate masses about Mexican history. Celebrating the Mexican people’s potential to craft the nation’s history was a key theme in Mexican muralism, a movement led by Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, and José Clemente Orozco—known as Los tres grandes. Between the 1920s and 1950s, they cultivated a style that defined Mexican identity following the Revolution." (SmartHistory)
Check it this video that shoes you the ideal beauty through different painting era's.
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