Spanish Realism Surrealism

Face Value

Of course there are other photos, paintings and self-portraits of these artists, but we thought it interesting to consider how they seek to represent themselves in these images: Forward to Face Value 2Back to Artists A-Z QUICK LINKS:DistinctiveEnigmaticContemplativeWorkingGlaringSmiling Forward to Face Value 2 [Distinct] DISTINCTIVE: The first set are those that we consider as standing […]

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Self-portraits – across 500 years

Portraiture was the French Academy’s second-most important genre in its hierarchy. It described this as focusing on ‘capturing likeness’, this genre was lucrative, but less well-thought-of than history painting. Portraitists were derided for simply copying nature rather than inventing, though few portraits were executed entirely from life. Self-portraits act as a historical record of the […]

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1.9.4.9 Public Art digest

Back to 1.9.4.8 Sculpture digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Public Art – WORK IN PROGRESS Of course much of the sculptural works were intended for public display, but this section will look at those works that adorn our public spaces – this is a research exercise that […]

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1.9.4.8 Sculpture digest

Forward to 1.9.4.9 Public Art digest – Back to 1.9.4.7 Abstract Art digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Watch this brilliant Philip Scott Johnson© video featuring manyof the major pieces of classical sculpture here Sculpture is three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modelling, casting, […]

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1.9.4.7 Abstract Art digest

Forward to 1.9.4.8 Sculpture digest – Back to 1.9.4.6 Animal Painting digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Abstract Art QUICK LINKS:1872-19121912-19151916-1925 1926-19451946-19551956-19641965 –[1872] Abstract Art 1872-1912Impressionism, Divisionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Abstract Art and Abstract Art 20th CNote: the image sources are accredited at the linked page Whistler Rocket […]

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1.9.4.6 Animal Painting digest

Forward to 1.9.4.7 Abstract Art digest – Back to 1.9.4.5 Still Life digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index In prehistoric times the desire to depict animals was worldwide. Later periods tended only to paint animals as part of a general scene. As the Renaissance dawned many history painters […]

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1.9.4.5 Still Life digest

Forward to 1.9.4.6 Animal Painting – Back to 1.9.4.4 Landscape digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Still Life was the French Academy’s fifth genre, seemingly the least appreciated, because they did not involve human subject matter. The term derives from the Dutch word stilleven, meaning motionless or silent […]

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1.9.4.4 Landscape digest

Forward to 1.9.4.5 Still Life digest – Back to 1.9.4.3 Genre Painting digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index The direct appreciation of nature and its usage as a specific subject for art, is a relatively recent notion. Before the seventeenth century landscape was usualy merely a background to […]

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1.9.4.3 Genre painting

Forward to 1.9.4.4 Landscape digest – Back to 1.9.4.2 Portraiture digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Genre Painting is the painting of everyday scenes from featuring ordinary people at work or relaxing, depicted in a normal and realistic style. With this approach, Genre Painting is about observation of […]

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1.9.4.2 Portraiture Digest

Forward to 1.9.4.3 Genre painting digest – Back to 1.9.4.1 History Painting digestBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index 500 years, women in art© Philip Scott Johnson Male self portraits© Philip Scott Johnson ultcult.com was particularly moved by the two Philip Scott Johnson © mini-movies above, they morph through […]

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1.9.4.1 History Painting digest

Forward to 1.9.4.2 PortraitureBack to 1.9 ultcult Charts – Back to 1 Art & Sculpture Index Raphael: School of Athens Da Vinci: The Last Supper Copley: Death, Major Pierson Delacroix: Liberty leading… History in this context is taken from the Italian word istoria or narrative. The term history painting is therefore a painting with a […]

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1.8.5 Present-day Americans

Forward to 1.8.6 Art ToursBack to 1.8 Recent/Present-day Art – Back to 1.7 Contemporary Art Work in progress from among these artists: Basquiat, Jean-Michel 1960-1988 American Calero, Sol 1982- Venezualan Condo, George 1957- American Currin, John 1962- American Fanzhi, Zeng 1964- American Huanca, Donna 1980- American Lutz-Kinoy, Matthew 1984- American Prince, Richard 1949- American  Wool, […]

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1.8.4 Present-day Asians

Forward to 1.8.5 Present-day AmericansBack to 1.8 Recent/Present-day Art – Back to 1.7 Contemporary Art Work in progress from among these artists: Bose, Nandalal 1882-1966 Indian Chatterjee, Sudip 1962- Indian Chopra, Nikhil 1974- Indian Chunya, Zhou 1955- Chinese Das, Sunil 1939–2015 Indian Dey, Manishi 1909–1966 Indian Dey, Mukul Chandra 1895–1989 Indian Ding, Zhang 1980- Chinese […]

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1.8.3 Present-day M East/Africans

Forward to 1.8.4 Present-day AsiansBack to 1.8 Recent/Present-day Art – Back to 1.7 Contemporary Art Work in progress from among these artists: Alatise, Peju 1975- Nigerian Atugonza, Richard 1994- Ugandan Bikoro, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba 1985- Gabonese in Germany Chiurai, Kudzanai 1981- Zimbabwean Diarrassouba, Aboudia Abdoulaye  1983- Ivorian Ivory Coast Egwuh, Ameh 1996- Nigerian El Anatusi […]

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1.8.2 Present-day Europeans

Forward to 1.8.3 Present-day M East/AfricansBack to 1.8 Recent/Present-day Art – Back to 1.7 Contemporary Art WORK IN PROGRESS: Banksy Work in progress from among these artists: Achiampong, Larry 1984- English-Ghanain Angell, Aaron 1987- British Auer, Florian 1984- German > Banksy, (Robert Gunningham?) 1973- English (Image source: myartbroker.com) Love is in the Air, 2003 Graffitti […]

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