Degas, The Absinthe (1875-1876)
DEGAS’S ABSINTHE: ANALISYS AND CURIOUS FACTS
Once someone asked me what’s beautiful and charming about Degas’s Absinthe. Actually, it’s a painting that doesn’t make you happy; rather, to me, has always had a subheading: “depression”.
No, Degas’s Abisinthe is not beautiful, it’s amazing.
It’s a painting depicting with photographic accuracy a scene that anyone who was in Paris at the end of the 19th century could see. However, Degas didn’t portray only a moment, but he rather told a story, in which it’s easy to imagine feelings and thought of the two protagonists.
In this post you’ll discover one of Edgar Degas’s most intense works.
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DEGAS’S MOST BEAUTIFUL WORKS YOU SHOULD KNOW AND WHERE TO ADMIRE THEM
A post dedicated to Degas’s most beautiful works and where to find them.
Degas was basically a solitary artist. He had a difficult character, he was introverted, and his life was completely devoted to art.
He is famous for the dancers he depicted in many paintings, but well-known also for his sculptures.
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MONET’S WORKS: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ONES AND WHERE TO ADMIRE THEM
Monet’s works and masterpieces you should know to understand the master of Impressionism.
Monet was the artist of Impressionism and of the “plein air” painting: his studio was flowery meadows, sunny landscapes, and his home garden.
He studied for years reflections on the water, lights on the surfaces and feelings the nature arouses.
In this post you’ll find Monet’s most beautiful works.
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JISBAR’S ARTWORKS TO INFINITY AND BEYOND
Jisbar’s artworks are something unique and totally outside the box.
His main feature is the reinterpretation of the great classics of history of art with clear references to pop art and street art.
Jisbar’s works of art are on exhibition at the The Strip Gallery, which has recently interviewed the artist, to know better his work, and allowed me to publish it.
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THE PIETÀ BY TITIAN: DESCRIPTION AND CURIOUS FACTS
The theme of the Pietà has been depicted by many artists, but one has always impressed me in a particular way, the Pietà by Titian.
It’s a painting executed by the great Venetian artist who, as required, depicts the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Christ. However, in the work appear other figures, among whom a man who looks desperate and in need of asking for pity, stands out.
In this post I’ll make you discover Titian’s last painting.
The Pietà by Titian