Taking stock on which narratives should be used, and what techniques should be used to represent them in paintings.
Daumier made very loose and gestural oil paintings which convey narratives in unusual ways.
They are to the study of art what a dictionary and grammar are to the study of a language, and a basic building block for our cultural heritage.
The humble cucumber becomes a symbol of fine art, and is added to a sacrament.
Their purpose was to encourage speculation and debate as to what their narrative is.
My incomplete hypertext is now ready for testing, having added some weblinks to its references.
To celebrate this milestone, here are some articles which you should find interesting, but may have missed.
Some of the most innovative narrative paintings, they also show the bigger picture of changing ideas and values.
Let’s face it, modern painting has all but disappeared into its splendidly jewelled navel.
A lesson from Aristotle on how to craft powerful narrative in paintings.