Brushstrokes also vastly scene throughout the canvas. The bold brushstrokes make the night sky more dramatic and mystical. Emotions can be found everywhere throughout the painting. With the use of color, texture, lighting, and brushstrokes, he creates a beautiful scene that cannot be
Constable loved the view from the Stour Valley so much, that he drew from almost the same spot in several sketches and painted at least three versions in oil." Constable described the Dedham Vale as, "perhaps my best." Because Constable painted in the open air rather than in a studio, his attention to detail is almost unmatched. The way "he catches the sunlight in blobs of pure white and yellow." Maybe Constable sums it up well when he says; "I should paint my own places best - painting is but another word for feeling.
Starry Night over the Rhone is an oil painting done on canvas. Vincent Van Gogh painted it in September of 1888 in Arles, France. Currently, the painting is housed in the Musee d’Orsay, which is located in Paris, France, Europe. Vincent Van Gogh’s piece of art is a well-crafted masterpiece that captivates his style very well. Accordingly, his use of dense brush strokes, visible hues that reflect off the water and overall perspective that conveys an organic, yet untamed take on nature.
Monet uses classic impressionism to paint art as a window like his famous work “Impression, Sunrise.” Van Gough follows impressionistic styles painting landscapes and using bright colors to draw in emotional connections. Rather then use a quick straightforward style like Monet he allowed for unique self-expression, particularly in one of his most famous works of art “Starry
He is an amazing artist that uses his mind instead of a picture or visual guidance. I honestly don’t relish painting things how they are but how I see them, just like Picasso. Another one of my favorite artists is Claude Monet. He is more of an impressionist. An impressionist is an artist that creates a painting as if you would see in real life, for example a realistic painting (The Art Story Modern Art Insight.
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 - 1669) is a well-acclaimed Dutch painter who has been recognized for his work during the Baroque period of 1645 to 1648. One of his works is The Mill, a 41.3” x 34.3” oil painting on canvas. This piece of work was about his landscape theme and is currently on display at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The Mill is considered as one of the greatest art pieces of Rembrandt because of two major reasons. The art piece is naturally very attractive and it has served as a major inspiration to the taste of the viewers, as well as painters during the epoch.
The Romantic period and Modernist period gave birth to a surfeit of concepts that left room for interpretation for artists like J.M.W. Turner and Claude Monet. Though these periods are known for vastly different concepts, we can still find similarities in the techniques used for painting some of these exquisite artworks. J.M.W. Turner's The Burning of the House of Parliament (1835), 93cm by 123cm in dimension, was a prodigious painting in the Romantic period, while Claude Monet's Impression, Sunrise (1872), 48cm by 63cm in dimension, was a driving force for a movement during the Modernist period.
Vincent Van Gogh is considered the greatest Dutch painter, and highly influenced the 20th century art. In the era of the impressionism, Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter whose work, notable for its beauty, emotion and color. One of his most famous paintings that caught my attention was the starring night over the Rhone and the café Terrace on the place du forum, Arles, at night. The reasons why the two paintings from Van Gogh caught my attention was that it has a lot of meaning and representation. For example, The starring night over the Rhone has a big river and on top you can see a lot of beautiful stars, for me that represents the beauty of nature and all the bright colors he uses on his paintings represents his passion towards painting.
In the mid-1870’s, Monet’s influence over Degas lead Degas to lean his colour choices nearer to those of other Impressionists. In addition to this, Degas began employing pastels, which gave his works a more granular affect that more closely resembled those of other Impressionists. For numerous years in his life, after attempting to paint his the first of his famous “Haystacks” ,and, being unable to seize the right shading or colours due to the rising sun, Monet was intrigued by the affect of weather and light on his outdoor projects. On the other hand, Degas, although also concentrated mainly in France, based his works on people, nudes and ballerinas in particular. Monet never painted a nude.
Walter Bagehot once said “The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.” Rembrandt had a unique way of grasping a person’s personality and emotion by expressing it on his canvasses. Rembrandt who spent most of his life in the Netherlands is known as one of the most famous Dutch artists in history. While many know Rembrandt for his paintings, Rembrandt is considered to be one of the most famous self-taught etchers in history. Rembrandts early style encompassed his skills with lighting composition and color using dramatic light and dark contrasts unlike his later style where he portrayed his subjects using subtle shading. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, born July 15,1606, in Leiden, Netherlands was the son of a miller.