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Fauvism - New Possibilities for Color in Art

Fauvism - New Possibilities for Color in Art

Fauvism

PAUL GAUGUIN (1884-1903)

'Vision after the Sermon', 1888 (oil on canvas)

Fauvism has its roots in the post-impressionist paintings of Paul Gauguin. It was his use of symbolic color that pushed art towards the style of Fauvism. Gauguin proposed that color had a symbolic vocabulary which could be used to visually translate a range of emotions....

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Date: 2017-09-22 08:44:06

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Cubism - the first abstract style of modern art - Artyfactory

Cubism - the first abstract style of modern art

What is Cubism?

PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

'Factory, Horta de Ebbo', 1909 (oil on canvas)

Cubism was a truly revolutionary style of modern art developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braques. It was the first style of abstract art which evolved at the beginning of the 20th century in response to a world that was changing with unprecedented speed. Cubism was an attempt by artists to revitalise the tired traditions of Western art which they believed had run their course. The Cubists challenged conventional forms of representation, such as perspective, which had...

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Date: 2017-09-22 08:44:05

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Pencil Portraits - Artyfactory - free art lessons

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

'Bust of a Warrior' c.1475, silverpoint.

Silverpoint was an early forerunner of the modern pencil. It was a popular medium for detailed drawing during the Late Gothic and Renaissance periods. Silverpoint images were created by drawing a sharpened rod of silver across a primed surface. The original drawing appears grey at first, but gradually oxides over several...

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Date: 2017-11-06 23:42:18

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