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Histoire des Arts. Art cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine. The Art World Redefined Through Contemporary Slang. A recent article in The Guardian brought attention to Urban Dictionary entries that redefine the giants of literature through contemporary slang.

The Art World Redefined Through Contemporary Slang

They range from the stupid (JK Rowling: being under the effects of cannabis (J) and ketamine (K)), to the sublime (Kerouac: to wander aimlessly for the giddy thrill). The New York Daily News cited the entries as being a “history of literature as seen by millions of 17-year-olds today,” but as The Guardian points out, some familiarity with the writer’s canon is required to make the quips successful — which means there has to be some literacy at play here. We wanted to see if the same rules applied to the art world, so we clung to our brain cells (just in case) and went digging through Urban Dictionary’s website for slang versions of famous artists and related works. See what we found past the break, and let us know if you have your own redefinitions to contribute. (Diebenkorn, for instance, is just screaming for appropriation.)

Picasso. HDA. Digital Dada Library - The International Dada Archive - The University of Iowa. The Digital Dada Library provides links to scanned images of original Dada-era publication in the International Dada Archive.

Digital Dada Library - The International Dada Archive - The University of Iowa

These books, pamphlets, and periodicals are housed in the Special Collections Department of The University of Iowa Libraries. Each original document has been scanned in its entirety. These are page-image files only, not searchable full-text files. 100 Ideas That Changed Art. By Maria Popova From cave paintings to the internet, or how art and cultural ideology shape one another.

100 Ideas That Changed Art

How Aubrey Beardsley’s Visionary Illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s ‘Salome’ Subverted Victorian Gender Norms and Revolutionized the Graphic Arts. In his short life, Aubrey Beardsley (August 21, 1872–March 16, 1898) became a pioneer of the Art Nouveau movement and forever changed the course of the graphic arts.

How Aubrey Beardsley’s Visionary Illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s ‘Salome’ Subverted Victorian Gender Norms and Revolutionized the Graphic Arts

He was an artist of elegant and unsentimental exaggeration, and yet beneath his grotesque aesthetic lay a subtle sensitivity to human fears, longings, and relationships. Susan Sontag placed him in the canon of camp, but Beardsley’s significance radiates far beyond what she called “stylization.” MESSAGGI NASCOSTI NELLE OPERE D’ARTE. E’ risaputo che l’Italia è stata la culla dell’arte con numerosissime opere d’arte in giro, e proprio perché ne sono tantissime vi è più probabilità di trovarne qualcuna che colpisce per la sua originalità e che va controcorrente rispetto ai costumi politici e religiosi di quei tempi.


Sotto questo punto di vista, vi alcune opere particolari che hanno “qualcosa di strano”, di inquietante, e alla luce di quanto scoperto ultimamente, chissà quante altre opere nascondono cose che non abbiamo ancora scoperto. 1 – La Basilica di San Eustorgio a Milano, dove si dice siano conservate i corpi dei tre magi, C’è un morto nel ritratto. Come riconoscere presenze funebri nei dipinti. La pittura antica non si fermava di fronte al limite della fine dell’esistenza.

C’è un morto nel ritratto. Come riconoscere presenze funebri nei dipinti

In molti casi, riprendendo precedenti ritratti della persona defunta o ricorrendo – più raramente – al rilievo del suo volto sul letto di morte, i pittori giunsero ad imprimere un nuovo, eterno soffio di vita in quei corpi estinti. Progetto Didatticarte on Pinterest. DidatticarteBlog - insegnare ed imparare arte e creatività. Home - Classic Art Paintings. The encyclopedia of painting. Musée virtuel - Reproduction de tableaux - Copies de peintures à l'huile peinte à la main.

Art Nouveau. Japanese Art Collection Highlights. Edward Hopper. Edward Hopper a grandit à Nyach (Etat de New-York).

Edward Hopper

Il s'intéresse à l'Art et commence ses premiers dessins d'après nature très jeune. Il part ensuite pour New-York et suit les cours de Robert Henri à la New-York School of Art. Il y rencontre Rockwell Kent, George Bellows et Pène du Bois. Alors que ses camarades parviennent rapidement à vivre de leur art, Hopper en est réduit à donner des cours de peinture et illustre des magazines pendant près de vingt ans. Il réalise pendant cette période de très nombreuses eau-forte. Il rencontre enfin le succès en 1923. Hopper est attentif à l'évolution de la société américaine. Contrairement à beaucoup de ses contemporains, qui se délectait dans la monumentalité de New York, Hopper a su éviter les attractions pittoresques de la ville. Italian Futurism.

Some Cool Stuff. The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. The Color That Wasn’t a Color. Lorenzo Lotto’s Portrait of a Young Man against a White Curtain, ca. 1508.

The Color That Wasn’t a Color

Of all the colors artists have had at their command throughout the ages, none has endured more reversals of fortune than black. Indeed, in his book Black: The History of a Color, published by Princeton University Press, historian Michel Pastoureau points out that for a few centuries after Isaac Newton’s discovery of the spectrum, around 1665, “black and white were considered and experienced as ‘noncolors.’”

Beginning with the earliest known cave paintings, Pastoureau charts the color’s passage through the realms of art, fashion, and society, noting that in ancient times black was associated with caverns and underground spaces, fearful places that nevertheless had their own sacred energy. In Egypt, black assured the safe passage of the deceased to the beyond and thus was the preferred color for divinities linked to death. Frank Frazetta Home.

Salvador Dali Online. Histoire. The Complete History Of Art References In The Simpsons. Infographic: Mapping The 70-Year Gestation Of Street Art. DADA. Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history. Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere.

Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Today and tomorrow. Art. Artists - Art in the Time line of art history.