GUSTAVE COURBET WORKS AND LIFE: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
I could write of Gustave Courbet works and life for days.
His most famous painting is “L’ Origine du monde” (“The origin of world”), so revolutionary and transgressive that has been censored because it depicts with a realism never seen before where we come from (you’ll find the image of the painting at the end of the post).
Gustave Courbet is known for being the most important artist of Realism and the source of inspiration for the Impressionist painters.
Gustave Courbet works and life
5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT GUSTAV KLIMT
Gustav Klimt was the protagonist of the Vienna Secession movement, and the driving force of a renewal of European art.
He painted fascinating society women wrapped in thick decorations, but he was also the author of bright mosaics and majestic allegories.
5 things to know about Gustav Klimt
AUGUSTE RODIN SCULPTOR: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Auguste Rodin sculptor, one of the most famous French sculptors ever, is the artist who moulded the matter to transform it into passion and energy.
At the beginning his artistic career faced great difficulties, because his works were too modern for that time.
His passion for Michelangelo and Italian Renaissance art led him to create some sculptures which seemed to be unfinished, but which were extremely realistic.
Actually, Rodin used Michelangelo’s “unfinished” style in order to put in his works all the tension he could.
ALBERTO GIACOMETTI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Alberto Giacomettiis a Swiss artist famous for his sculptures of slender and isolated figures.
Alberto Giacometti was a visionary and solitary artist who created works which examine the soul of man, seen by the artist as a solitary and fragile being.
In this post you’ll find 5 things to know about Alberto Giacometti.
Alberto Giacometti è l’artista svizzero famoso per le sue sculture filiformi e solitarie.
Alberto Giacometti: 5 things to know
VINCENT VAN GOGH: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Vincent Van Gogh was a mad and visionary painter.
Symbol of the tormented artist who mixes genius with madness, his life was a race towards self-destruction, full of turns of events and violence, but also genial artworks ignored by his contemporaries and considered masterpieces by all those who came after him.
There are a little more than 800 artworks by Van Gogh left, admired by scholars and adored by visitors of the museums housing them.
In this post you’ll find 5 things to know about Vincent Van Gogh.
Vincent van Gogh life and works e opere: 5 things to know