Saturn is a Roman mythological figure who has inspired several artists throughout the world. Apart from literature and writings, many artists took the story of Saturn to interpret visually through their works. Peter Paul Rubens and Francisco Goya are the finest examples
The painting Girl Before a Mirror by Pablo Picasso is one of the masterpieces of the Cubism movement. It was completed in the year 1932 and has been interpreted in many ways by the critics as well as art fanatics.
The world of Surrealism owes a great deal to the imaginative capabilities of Salvador Dali. He made the movement turn into a grandiose canvas with wonderful hues in them. His works like The Persistence of Memory, Metamorphosis of Narcissus, Swans reflecting Elephants, Invention of the Monsters, etc.
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.