Sir Peter Paul Rubens is a well known artist in the Baroque period famous for his extravagant use of colour and fearless use of sensual images. Rubens in his lifetime has produced hundreds of artworks like The Descent from the Cross, The Fall of Man, Maria de’ Medici’s arrival in […]
The early Romantic period painter Henry Fuseli had quite a fascinating career and inspired people like William Blake through his works. Although, Fuseli’s fame was mainly due to the painting “The Nightmare”,
Pablo Picasso laid great foundations to visual arts and developed the movement known as Cubism in painting. His works such as Guernica, Girl before a mirror and The Old Guitarist reflect express different styles and moods of the man (Picasso).
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the Dutch painting marvel, always took interest in portraying landscapes, self-portraits and portraits of other artists. His landscape depictions have been never purely about the aesthetics of Nature, but predicted many things about human life like strife, anger, hope, desire, etc.
If the world hadn’t know Picasso or the Surrealistic movement in a positive light, we wouldn’t have been privileged to talk of the paintings that look awkward at the first glance and an in depth examination will make us feel ashamed of declining human values.
Claude Monet with his revolutionary trends of Impressionism went against the linear and dull depictions in art, especially paintings and many of his works prove that Nature has much to permeate into the world.
Claude Monet, the artist who could depict the hues of nature through haystacks was the pioneer of Impressionistic art and paved way for a new form in paintings that revolutionized the field within a few decades.