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Waterhouse Exhibition J.W. Waterhouse: The ModernPre-Raphaelite December 2008 - February 2010 The largest retrospective of the art of John William Waterhouse ever mounted, featuring over 90 paintings, drawings and sketchbooks. Read more » Royal Academy's Press Release

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Artists Turn Their Palettes into Paintings for the Exhibition “Point of Origin” Denis Sarazhin After completing a series of miniature paintings two years ago, Dina Brodsky (previously) turned to her palette, experimenting with the tool of the series’ creation until it became a work of its own. During a studio visit with a friend she noticed he too had created a work on an old palette, however the work was far different than her own. This discovery led Brodsky to investigate other artists’ palettes and how they might manipulate them into works, inviting both friends and strangers to experiment with their palettes. “Everyone I asked made a phenomenal painting, and because they were sharing the images on social media, a few other artists asked if they could participate,” said Brodsky to Colossal.

Waterhouse's Versions of Ophelia Many artists painted Shakespeare's Ophelia, the tragic heroine of Hamlet, who became insane after Hamlet killed her father and deserted her. According to Peter Trippi, many Victorian artists used her as a symbol of “female fragility and missed opportunities,” Many artists depicted scenes of Ophelia’s watery death (Trippi 95). The artist J.W. Gustave Doré Art Images Enigma, Gustave Doré Gustave Doré was a world famous 19th century illustrator. Although he illustrated over 200 books, some with more than 400 plates, he is primarily known for his illustrations to The Divine Comedy, particularly The Inferno, his illustrations to Don Quixote, and Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven.

Harding Meyer News Text Galleries Photography oil on canvas 120x150cm johnwilliamwaterhouse.com Ophelia Date: 1889Medium: Oil on canvasSize: 38.5 x 62 in Waterhouse depicts Ophelia lying in a riverside meadow in an attitude of deranged abandon, one hand in her tousled hair, the other grasping flowers. The entry in Academy Notes for 1889 reads: "Ophelia lying in the grass, with the wild flowers she has gathered in the folds of her dress. Portrait of a market: Prices, contracts, and competition in 17th-century oil painting Art is often perceived, and sometimes defined, as handmade work that is valuable independently of its objective features and is the fruit of pure talent and inspiration independent from monetary and contractual incentives. This emphasis on the invaluable is even more pronounced for religious paintings by old masters as Titian, Veronese, or Caravaggio. At the same time, the pricing of a unique art object is often perceived as highly subjective and largely dependent on the tastes, wealth and prestige of buyers, with little regard for factors affecting demand and supply.

Matt Doust art California raised, based in Perth, Australia gifted hyperrealistic artist Matt Doust has a captivating artworks yet controversial and occasionally voyeuristic. Photo by: Karin Calvert Rossetti:" Ophelia" - Waterhouse inspired Pre-Raphaelite dress. Waterhouse was very fond of using the same gown on different models for different paintings. Miranda in "The Tempest" and "Fair Rosamund" both wear the same blue dress as the 1910 "Ophelia" in the woods (only Ophelia is adorned with heraldic symbols). "It was the time when Lilies blow, And clouds are highest up in air, Lord Ronald brought a lily-white doe, To give to his cousin, Lady Clare. I throw they did not part in scorn: Lovers long-betrothed were they: They two will wed the morrow morn,- God's blessing on the day!"

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Alex Konahin Fine Line art The fine line graphic project by Latvian designer Alex Konahin made with dip pen using black ink or other materials, sometimes including his own blood, yuk! John William Waterhouse British, 1849 - 1917 185 pictures Click image to learn more about each picture, or send as a free e-card Born: Rome, 1849. Died: London, 1917. Miriam Galassi Art Steps of my newest eye drawing. :) Here again all steps of my new eye drawing featuring the finished drawing and the scan. :) First three steps of my new eye drawing. :) Drawing eyes is so much fun. :D Forgot to post this here. ^^ It’s my finished tiger painting. Doodled a Blue Merle Sheltie. :) Gotta love those dogs. <3

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