Reposted blog. INSIDE RUSSIAN ART PRINCE ANDREI’S TREE …Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence. Through the hard century-old bark, even where there were no twigs, leaves had sprouted such as one could hardly believe the old veteran could have produced…. “Yes it […]
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Polish artist Edward Okun (1872-1945) is often considered an Art Nouveau artist, apparent in the graceful, curving line of the branches of the autumnal tree.
French Impressionist icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) painted more than 20 expressive interpretations of a group of poplars near his home in Giverny; each painting reveals a different view and perspective of these elegant trees.
French master Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) is considered a giant among artists, called by Pablo Picasso as the father of us all.
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky….. Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam Before Dutch modernist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) created his series of abstract works of geometric forms and basic colors, he portrayed the more recognizable image of a tree above, transformed by the glow of evening light. Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) is a beloved […]
COROT, PREDECESSOR TO IMPRESSIONISM A FAVORITE TREE Reality is one part of art; feeling completes it….Before any site or any object, abandon yourself to your first impression. If you have really been touched, you will convey to others the sincerity of your emotion. Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Notebooks, c. […]
WINTER PINE BLUE MOONLIGHT . ….the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold.* William Carlos Williams Russian landscapist Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) may have studied and taught in the urban environment of nineteenth century St. Petersburg, but he was most fulfilled as an artist painting in the forests just outside the city. In the […]