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Matisse: Life and Painting

Matisse: Life and Painting
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Vincent van Gogh Gallery - Welcome! Gustav Courbet : History of Erotic Art Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) was an Austrian artist from Vienna who was one of the pioneers of Symbolism and Art Nouveau who is best known for his paintings though was also an incredibly prolific draftsman. "All art is erotic" — Gustav Klimt We usually use self portraits of the artists on ErotiCart, however Klimt famously has no self portrait and is popularly quoted saying "I have never painted a self-portrait. I am less interested in myself as a subject for a painting than I am in other people, above all women...There is nothing special about me. I am a painter who paints day after day from morning to night...Who ever wants to know something about me... ought to look carefully at my pictures." Gustav Klimt was one of the founding members of the Vienna Secession, a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists in protest of their restrictive attitudes towards art.

evangile-et-peinture Electrifying Photography Robert Buelteman uses high voltage photography Forget the notion of a reverent nature photographer tiptoeing through the woods, camera slung over one shoulder, patiently looking for perfect light. Robert Buelteman works indoors in total darkness, forsaking cameras, lenses, and computers for jumper cables, fiber optics, and 80,000 volts of electricity. This bizarre union of Dr. Frankenstein and Georgia O’Keeffe spawns photos that seem to portray the life force of his subjects as the very process destroys them. Buelteman’s technique is an elaborate extension of Kirlian photography (a high-voltage photogram process popular in the late 1930s) and is considered so dangerous and laborious that no one else will attempt it-even if they could get through all the steps. Buelteman begins by painstakingly whittling down flowers, leaves, sprigs, and twigs with a scalpel until they’re translucent. Via Wired

Create a Pencil Drawing of a Face In this demo, I create a charcoal pencil drawing a face. If you haven't drawn a face successfully already, you may want to brush up on basics of drawing a human head before working through this page. I always say that knowing how the human head is structured sets you more at ease when drawing people. The woman I will be drawing is turning away from us toward her right side. As this is to be a pencil drawing of a face, I won't cover anything beyond her head and neck. Drawing a human face is challenging enough, and I do not want to overwhelm you with more than that. I start by 'framing' the head with four marks, at the top of the head, bottom of the chin, and on either side at the widest point. Finally, I declare my pencil drawing of the face done for the time being. If you practice often with a pencil, drawing a face should come easily. I hope you enjoy and learn from my pencil drawing of the face of this ballet dancer (yes, that is her true identity).

Fine Art: Chagall Ballet Illustrations, signature authentication Expert: Dan Twyman - 8/14/2008 QuestionQUESTION: I have several Chagall Ballet Illustrations printed by Tudor Publishing Co, Mourlot Freres, New York, 1969 with a pencil signature. They are beautiful. The COA is by George Kopel of the National Art Guild. The National Art Guild was a division of National Art Brokers. And: In closing George Kopel is dead. These explanations sound plausible, but there is nothing to substantiate them either way, hence the conundrum! ANSWER: Read this excerpt: There are several works by Dali, Picasso and Matisse currently for sale on eBay, all of them offered with a Certificate of Authenticity. This came from a site about Art Fraud. The link is: Dan QUESTION: Hi Dan, Thanks for you quick response. Thanks again, David AnswerKeep in mind, the Chagall or Dali world or the world of any of the masters, consists of a small group of people that have known each other for years.

Bridget Riley Loss (1964) Black to White Discs (1961-62) Ease (1987) Pause (1964) ?? Drift No. 2 (1966) partial B/W image of Orient 1 or 2 (1969) ?? Kiss (1961) Acrylic on Linen, 48"x48" Movement in Squares (1961) Tempera on board, 48"x47" Going Along (1999) Oil on linen, 121.9 x 197.5 cm Study '74 Colour/Space Sequence (1974) Gouache on paper, 29"x28" Balm (1964) Oil on canvas, 6'4 3/4" x 6'4 3/4" Orphean Elegy I (1978) Esoteric medium (?) "Blaze 4" (1964) Serigraph(?) Catarct 3 (1967) PVA on canvas, 88 1/2" x 87 1/2" Paean (1973) Acrylic on canvas, 114" x 113" Rêve (1999) Oil on linen, 227.3 x 237.5 cm Zambezi (1999) Oil on linen, 221 x 175.3 cm Britannia ?? Start (2000) Silkscreen, 18 3/4" x 19 1/2" Sylvan (2000) Silkscreen, 35"x24" Carnival (2000) Silkscreen, 28 3/4" x 36" Echo (2000) Silkscreen, 27 1/2" x 28 1/2" Fete (1999) Screenprint, 26 x 34 3/8" Composition with Circles (1998) Silkscreen, 27 5/8" x 39 1/2" Left to right: Blue Dominance. Ra2 (1981) Silkscreen, 42" x 36 3/4"

A Singular Creation Art Community & Tutorial: Matching Colors - StumbleUpon Hello all, here is a tutorial on matching colors that was provided for us by Bill Martin. Bill has taught at the University of California, The San Francisco Art Institute and San Jose State University among others. His paintings have been shown in major art museums all over the world. I would like to thank him for offering his knowledge to the A Singular Creation Art Community. How Do You Match That Color A rainbow gives us pure examples of the basic colors of the visible world. The wheel is arranged with yellow, the lightest value color at the top and violet, the darkest value color at the bottom. Any TWO colors directly across the color wheel from each other are called COMPLEMENTARY COLORS. All colors come in all values. With These Things in Mind, This is How to Match Any Color We have only to answer these three questions to match any color we see. 1. The colors in order on the palette Matching the Brown LeafThe spectrum color is a red-red-violet. The middle value is first.

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