This first stage of Western-style painting created religious works in the missions, and secular painted screens by established Japanese masters.
Category Archive: Painting
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Japanese painting remained traditional during the country’s long isolation. But where are accounts of its eventual renaissance?
Consideration of landscapes as decorative backdrops, altered visions leading to fantasy, and a summary of the series.
Seurat painted five series of paintings carefully constructed to help form 3D space.
Why Apple should be giving more to charity, and how that should include the arts.
Study 25 landscapes by 19 artists over 400 years, to examine how they represent the landscape.
The earliest landscape paintings – and very many since – have fundamentally been visual records of the world.
Some paintings have figures and action which goes beyond staffage, and provides narrative, meaning, or puzzles.
Two painters whose visions were particularly clearly articulated, and contrasting: Caspar David Friedrich and Samuel Palmer.