Tag Archive: Italian art

Apr 21

Arts Everyday Living: The Beautiful Journalist by the Italian John Singer Sargent

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE BEAUTIFUL JOURNALIST A PORTRAIT BY THE ITALIAN JOHN SINGER SARGENT     ____________________ ____________________ Imagine a lady with a lightning wit, a merciless sense of humor, a skill in journalism surpassing any interviewer…. George Bernard Shaw, Speaking of Lady Colin Campbell …

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Mar 28

Arts Everyday Living: Through an Italian Artist’s Eyes—The Art of Flirting

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH AN ITALIAN ARTIST’S EYES THE ART OF FLIRTING     ____________________ ____________________ Flirting is a woman’s trade, one must keep in practice. Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre Italian artist Pietro Rotari (1707-1762) began his career in his native country, but he also resided in …

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Jul 24

Arts Everyday Living: Parmigianino—Through the Looking Glass

Click on the work of art to ENHANCE it.   Parmigianino’s SELF PORTRAIT suggests no psychological turmoil; the artist’s appearance is bland and well groomed, veiled by a delicate Leonardesque sfumato.  The distortions, too, are objective, not arbitrary, for the picture records what Parmigianino saw as he he gazed at his reflection in a convex …

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Jul 23

Arts Everyday Living: Giacomo Balla—The Art of Dog Walking

Click on the work of art to ENHANCE it.     “Here, observers focus their gazes on a passing dog and its owner whose skirts the artist Giacomo Balla placed just within visual range.  He achieved the effect of motion by repeating shapes, as in the dog’s legs and tail and in the swinging line …

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