Would you like to join our ART CIRCLE virtually via this blog? Usually I lead a participatory art series in the local community and one of our most popular sessions focuses on landscapes created by a variety of artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, John Constable, Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh. We explore their often panoramic […]
Tag Archives | Post-Impressionists
Reposted blog on theme of cottages and houses in art. Ah, to paint figures like Monet paints landscapes. That’s what remains to be done despite everything, and before, of necessity, one sees only Monet among the Impressionists.* Vincent van Gogh, letter to brother Theo The excerpt above is from a letter […]
French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) often created interiors and still lifes, filled with rich colors and complex patterns.
When Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was living in Paris with his brother Theo, he created several vases of flowers, distinguished by vibrant colors and expressive brushwork. The location of one of these Parisian floral arrangements shown above is unknown: it is said to be currently missing from the Mahmoud-Khalil Museum in Cairo. […]
French master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) is famous for his colorful and exotic interpretations of Tahiti. Landscape with Peacocks above was created during Gaugin’s first stay on the tropical island as well as possibly his self-portrait below.
Would you consider Vincent van Gogh’s pair of shoes which he painted in 1887, a self-portrait? Do they reveal Vincent’s personality? His character?
I’m still away. French iconic artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) traveled to Tahiti, searching for the ideal society where he could express his dream-like visions.
French artist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) was a master of pastel, often apparent in his use of vibrant and unusual colors, especially the yellow.
Dahlias in a Delft Vase by one of art history’s great artists Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) is a work of floral perfection, enhanced by a vase from Vermeer’s native city of Delft.
INTIMATE SPACES MATERNAL HARMONY, A MOTHER AND CHILD Conceive of a picture as a series of harmonies. Edouard Vuillard, Private Journal, 1890 French artists Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) and Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) applied the warm colors as well as broken brush strokes of the Impressionists to create their own expressive interpretations of domestic life. The above image […]