German Kasia von Szadurska (1886-1942) was a painter and graphic artist. The decade of the 1920s is often considered von Szadurska’s most creative period when she depicted herself in this provocative self-portrait. How does it compare to her photograph taken around 1913. Photograph by Julius Staudt
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Musicians have fascinated painters, who often played instruments themselves. Notice, though, the different interpretations of German Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) and American Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), whether the rather dreamy violinist above or the cellist below absorbed in his playing.
Chairs play an important role in both of these works of art—from the rather humble furniture of In Family Surroundings by Norwegian painter Erik Werenskiold (1855-1938) to the unique scissor chair (its design dating from the second millennium B.C.) depicted in the mixed media work by German artist Max Handrick (1879-1925).
German artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) takes the viewer into the heart of the forest, gradually flooded by the waters of a nearby lake. His realistic style is typical of Corinth’s early works, in which he details the numerous trees and vegetation of the natural world.
AWAKENINGS IN ART, A YEAR OF SUNRISES Happy New Year! Art Circle continues with the theme of the sunrise to begin 2021! Among the artists featured are: German Romantic painters Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Carl Gustav Carus (1789-1869); another German Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841); American Hudson River School painter Frederic Church (1826-1900); and […]
Carl Ludwig Jessen (1833-1917) is considered a North Frisian artist from the northern part of Germany. Although he depicted a variety of subjects, I was drawn to these highly detailed and almost photographic interiors done in the last years of his career. I’ve also included a self-portrait of Jessen.
German artist Hans Thoma (1839-1924) was known for his often detailed and realistic works of art.
German artist Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751-1829) was a skilled portraitist of famous figures in 18th century, including his fellow country man literary master Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).
As many of us are changing our everyday lives, spending most of our time at home, we might want to view its spaces in a new way. For instance, how about a favorite window? THE MAGICAL WINDOW PAINTING WITH YOUR EYES AND MIND So think beyond your windowsill and its artificial barriers……the prospect […]
German artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) created his works of art at a time when various art movements such as Impressionism and Expressionism were influencing painters like himself.