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Settemuse Web Gallery of Art, image collection, virtual museum bernini Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) was an Italian artist and a prominent architect[1] who worked principally in Rome. He was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture.[2] In addition, he painted, wrote plays, and designed metalwork and stage sets. Bernini possessed the ability to depict dramatic narratives with characters showing intense psychological states, but also organise large-scale sculptural works which convey a magnificent grandeur.[3] His skill in manipulating marble ensured he was considered a worthy successor of Michelangelo, far outshining other sculptors of his generation, including his rival, Alessandro Algardi. Bernini was also a leading figure in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture along with his contemporaries, the architect, Francesco Borromini and the painter and architect, Pietro da Cortona. Personal life[edit] Visit to France[edit]

ASP Katowice The Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice trains students in three areas: graphic arts, painting and design, in artistic and design faculties. The learning process covers two stages: BA and MA. A modern form of teaching allows students to individually shape the programmes of their studies while the option of selecting their subjects from all the departments ensures a wide offer and facilitates a comprehensive preparation for their future artistic or design work. The Faculty of Design The Chair of Graphic Design trains students in all areas essential for a modern graphic designer in his or her work such as typography, lettering, photography, editorial graphic arts, designing of posters, illustrations, books, web pages, new media and multimedia. The teaching process draws on the most modern technologies and allows students to create the most technically advanced mobile digital images. The Faculty of Art

Goticomania AMERICAN GALLERY Posted by Suzay Lamb on August 17, 2012 Tropical Scene Like this: Like Loading... Claude Monet Oscar-Claude Monet (French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.[1][2] The term "Impressionism" is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which was exhibited in 1874 in the first of the independent exhibitions mounted by Monet and his associates as an alternative to the Salon de Paris. Monet's ambition of documenting the French countryside led him to adopt a method of painting the same scene many times in order to capture the changing of light and the passing of the seasons. From 1883 Monet lived in Giverny, where he purchased a house and property, and began a vast landscaping project which included lily ponds that would become the subjects of his best-known works. Monet and Impressionism Biography Paris

Stefan à Wengen - Artist | Jiri Svestka Gallery The Occurrence V, 2012 / acrylic on linen / 180 x 260 cm The Occurrence I, 2011 / acrylic on linen /230 x 200 cm The Occurrence, 2012 / charcoal on canvas / 160 x 180 cm The Mission XIV, 2010 / acrylic on linen / 180 x 260 cm Blue Tree V, 2011 / acrylic on linen / 230 x 190 cm Schwarzer Spiegel, 2010 / acrylic on linen / 80 x 65 cm Self-portrait as Papua Skull, 2011 / acrylic on linen / 100 x 90 cm Shemale, 2010 / acrylic on canvas / 180 x 130 cm Comfortably Numb III, 2010 / acrylic on canvas / 180 x 260 cm The Power of Love (Night), 2010 / acrylic on canvas / 180 x 260 cm Blue Tree IV, 2011 / acrylic on canvas / 230 x 190 cm Evil Skull (Version), 2011 / acrylic on canvas / 80 x 65 cm Tondo, 2010 / acrylic on canvas / Ø 90 cm Kanzel, 2009 / acrylic on linen / 250 x 180 cm Schnitter II (night), 2009 / acrylic on linen / 180 x 260 cm Comfortably Numb II, 2009 / acrylic on linen / 180 x 260 cm

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