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100 Great Artists. A Visual Journey from Fra Angelico to by Charlotte Gerlings

By Charlotte Gerlings

Книга-альбом на английском языке, посвященная великим художникам всех времен и народов. Издание представляет сливки европейского изобразительного искусства, начиная от Фра Анджелико и заканчивая Энди Уорхолом, представляя искусство с thirteen века по настоящий день. По каждому художнику дается краткая биографическая справка и приводятся 2 художественных произведения.100 nice Artists provides the cream of eu portray, from Fra Angelico to Whistler, from the artwork of the 13th century to the trendy day. superbly designed, the choice is meant to take readers on a wide-ranging trip to bare how the culture of the eu portray was once re-interpreted in several destinations, from the recent global to the some distance East.For the main half, best exponents knowledgeable, encouraged or encouraged each other, and throughtout this publication the reader will locate stimulating and worthwhile connections to augment their appreciation of those creative relationships. prepared alphabetically , a hundred nice Artists represents a visible and thought-provoking deal with for somebody attracted to western painting.Each access contains a perceptive observation, a time-line to #96;place#96; the artwork inside its ancient conext, and full-colour photographs.

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In the Oil on canvas mounted on a poplar wood same way that Cupid, traditionally represented as a putto, becomes an shield, 60 x 55 cm. adolescent boy full of self-confidence and coquetry, Caravaggio’s depiction of Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. the celestial companions of the holy figures is also radical. qxp 10/25/2007 9:11 AM Page 59 His first successes, however, had a shadow cast over them by the refusal of several major works by some of his commissioners, as was the case in the cycle of Saint Matthew in the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi.

In the field of painting, he may have been attracted to it because of its artistic Oil on canvas, 145 x 195 cm. effect. We have one of his etchings from the days when he was the pupil of the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica di Palazzo Cavalier d’Arpino, the subject of which indicates that it was made during his Barberini, Rome. qxp 10/25/2007 10:23 AM Page 50 period of genre painting. In this etching, which is dedicated to his teacher and signed MA. I. , we see again the motif of the Bohemian woman that he used in the painting in the Musei Capitolini, but here more elaborate.

Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1596-1597. 5 cm. accentuate the sensuality that emanates from the figures. The fabrics draped Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome. qxp 10/25/2007 9:04 AM Page 40 over the musicians hide the essential parts, but the disordered cloth is equivocal in its nature, as is the lascivious gaze of the watching figure in the background. Over the years, the representation of nature in which Caravaggio excelled was replaced by other themes, as outbursts of violence and aggressiveness were taking more hold of his life and work.

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